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Victor Hugo, the man & the poet

William Frederic Giese

Victor Hugo, the man & the poet

by William Frederic Giese

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Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hugo, Victor, -- 1802-1885.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William F. Giese.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2293 G5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14672731M

    Hugo, son of a joiner at Nancy, and an officer risen from the ranks in the Republican army, married Sophie Trébuchet, daughter of a Nantes fitter-out of privateers, a Vendean royalist and devotee. Victor Marie Hugo, their second son, was born on the 26th of February, , at Besançon, France. Though a weakling, he was carried, with his. The Man Who Laughs: "Virtue has a veil, vice a mask" by Victor Hugo. Victor Marie Hugo was born on 26th February and is revered as the greatest of all French writers. A poet, novelist, dramatist and painter he was a passionate supporter of Republicanism and made a notable contribution to the politics of his cie-du-scenographe.com life was.

    Victor Hugo was a great French writer during the Romantic Movement in the nineteenth century. Hugo was also an esteemed poet and his classic novels Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame are still among the most widely read books throughout the world. This edition of The Poems of Victor Hugo includes a table of contents.5/5(1). Jun 30,  · Victor Hugo: Five things you didn't know about the author of Les Miserables. The writer could just as easily be remembered as a politician or a saint.

    Victor Hugo was a man of contrasts who was larger than life. He could be pompous and self-aggrandizing and still express a great humility and compassion for the human condition. He was a gourmet and yet he often lived like an ascetic; he loved lavish . Jan 16,  · VICTOR HUGO Victor-Marie Hugo (26 February – 22 May ) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights activist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements.


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Victor Hugo: The Man And The Poet Paperback – September 10, by William F. Giese (Author)Author: Benj. Woodbridge, William F. Giese. Feb 22,  · Victor Hugo, poet, novelist, and dramatist who was the most important of the French Romantic writers.

Though regarded in France as one of that country’s greatest poets, he is better known abroad for such novels as Notre-Dame de Paris () and Les Miserables (). The quote I liked best was by Jean Cocteau, "Victor Hugo was a madman who thought he was Victor Hugo." Everything about him was a wierd contradiction, he was a poet, novelist, statesman and eventually saint.

He was a family man who cried out against social injustice, the very same social injustice he contributed too.4/5. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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Victor Marie Hugo (/ˈhjuːɡoʊ/; French: [viktɔʁ maʁi yɡo]; 26 February - 22 May ) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first.

Victor Hugo is a celebrated French Romantic author best known for his poetry and his novels, including 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables.'Born: Feb 26, Victor Hugo was born in in Besançon, France.

He is best known for his novels, which include Les Misérables (Carleton, ) and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (R. Bentley, ). - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

Victor Marie Hugo (French: [viktɔʁ maʁi yɡo] (listen); 26 February – 22 May ) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French cie-du-scenographe.comen: Léopold Victor Hugo, Léopoldine.

The Man Who Laughs (also published under the title By Order of the King) is a novel by Victor Hugo, originally published in April under the French title L'Homme qui rit.

It was adapted into a popular film, directed by Paul Leni and starring Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin and Olga cie-du-scenographe.com: Victor Hugo. The Man Who Laughs (also published under the title By Order of the King) is a novel by Victor Hugo, originally published in April under the French title L'Homme qui rit.

It was adapted into a popular film, directed by Paul Leni and starring Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin and Olga Baclanova/5. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Victor Hugo.

The book was published in multiple languages including French, consists of and is available in format. The main characters of this poetry, classics story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Jan 12,  · Victor Hugo, the author of Les Miserables, utilizes some of his personal experiences to create the exciting adventures of Jean Valjean, the protagonist of the novel, provides insight on poignant issues such as universal suffrage, prison reform, free education, and social equality/5.

Victor Hugo was born in in Besançon, France. His father was a general in Napoléon’s army, and much of his childhood was therefore spent amid the backdrop of Napoléon’s campaigns in Spain and in Italy.

At the age of eleven, Hugo returned to live with his mother in Paris, where he became infatuated with books and literature. ""If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away,"" the larger-than-life Victor Hugo once confessed.

Indeed, this 19th-century French master's works -- from the epic drama Les Misérables to the classic unrequited love story The Hunchback of Notre Dame-- have spanned the ages, their themes of morality and redemption ever applicable to our times. Victor Hugo – Man and woman. Victor Hugo. Victor Marie Hugo (26 February – 22 May ) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the romantic movement.

Victor Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside of France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables,and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris), The Man Who Laughs is a historical novel.

Famous author Victor Hugo wrote this book. The central characters of this novel are Dea, Gwynplaine, and Ursus. The book has a tragic and amusing storyline — the story of a ten-year-old boy since childhood. Man is a code. A gospel woman. The code corrects, the gospel perfects.

Man thinks. She dreams. To think is to have a larva in the skull; dream is to have a halo on his forehead. Man is an ocean.

The woman is a lake. The ocean has the adorning pearl, the lake, dazzling poetry. Man is the flying eagle. She is the nightingale that sings.5/5(2).

Jun 30,  · Victor Hugo’s books like The Last Day of a Condemned Man had a deep influence on writers like Albert Camus, Charles Dickens, and Fyodor Dostoyevsky. A short story written soon after called Claude Gueux, about a real-life murderer who had been executed in France, was published in and was the precursor to his epic book about social injustice, Les Misérables.

About the Author Victor Hugo (–), novelist, poet, playwright, and French national icon, is best known for two of today’s most popular world classics: Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, as well as other works, including The Toilers of the Sea and The Man Who Laughs.

Feb 26,  · Victor Hugo (–), novelist, poet, playwright, and French national icon, is best known for two of today’s most popular world classics: Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, as well as other works, including The Toilers of the Sea and The Man Who Laughs.

Jun 11,  · Poem: Man and Woman (Victor Hugo) Man is the most elevated of creatures, Woman the most sublime of ideals. God made for man a throne; for Woman an altar. The throne exalts; the altar sanctifies. Man is the brain; Woman, the heart. The brain creates light; the heart, love.

Light engenders; love resurrects. Because of reason Man is strong. Because of tears Woman is invincible.Although best known as the author of Notre Dame de Paris and Les Misérables, Victor Hugo was primarily a poet—one of the most important and prolific in French cie-du-scenographe.come his renown, however, there are few comprehensive collections of his verse available and even fewer translated editions.Jun 30,  · Today we celebrate world-renowned poet, statesman, and human rights activist Victor Hugo.

The final chapter of his epic novel Les Misérables .