Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1610420039

Category: Fiction

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Victor Hugo is often regarded as one of the greatest French writers of all time. Best known today, for his classic novels "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame" and "Les Misérables," Hugo had several novels and stories regarded equally high, and they are collected here (along with all of his other classics). This collection includes: The History of a Crime The Hunchback of Notre Dame Les Miserables The Man Who Laughs The Memoirs of Victor Hugo Napoleon the Little
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This History of a Crime (Part 2) and Napoleon the Little

Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434489248

Category: Fiction

Page: 380

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Volume Sixteen of The Works of Victor Hugo features "This History of a Crime" (Part 2) and "Napoleon the Little."
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Poems, Dramas (Classic Reprint)

Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9781333094720

Category: Poetry

Page: 776

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Excerpt from The Works of Victor Hugo, Vol. 9: Poems, Dramas Within my father's palace, fair to see, Shine all the Arts, but oh! This river side, Pranked with gay owers, is dearer far to me Than gold and porphyry vases bright and wide; How glad in heaven the song-bird carols free! Sweeter these zephyrs oat than all the showers Of costly odours in our royal bowers. The sky is pure, the sparkling stream is clear: Unloose your zones, my maidens! And ing down To oat awhile upon these bushes near Your blue transparent robes: take off my. Crown, And take away my jealous veil; for here To - day we shall be joyous while we lave Our limbs amid the murmur of the wave. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."
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Author: David Falkayn

Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.

ISBN: 0898754658

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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Compiled from reports published in 1881 when France held special celebrations to honor Victor Hugo on his 80th birthday. The 27th of December, 1880, was a fête day at Besançon. The houses in the picturesque old town, which dates further back than the Roman conquest, were hung with flags, and the echoes of music came back from the surrounding hills. On the banks of the river, in the streets, and in the squares, a well-dressed crowd was awaiting a ceremonial of honor. One name was upon every lip -- that name was Victor Hugo. The object in the following pages, which are dedicated to Victor Hugo and his century (for the century must ever be associated with his name), to testify our admiration for a man whose every action commands our respect; for the writer who has infused new life into the antiquated diction of our language; for the poet whose verses purify while they fascinate the soul; for the dramatist whose plays exhibit his sympathy with the unrenowned classes; for the historian who has branded with ignominy the tyranny of oppressors; for the satirist who has avenged the outrages of conscience; for the orator who had defended every noble and righteous cause; for the exile who has stood up undaunted to vindicate justice; and finally for the master-mind whose genius has shed a halo of glory over France. Victor Hugo (1802-85) was a French poet, novelist, and playwright, whose voluminous works provided the single greatest impetus to the Romantic Movement. Hugo was France's favorite son, but more than that, for years he had been her champion, her conscience and her spirit. The most abiding picture of Hugo is that of the exile: the "Guernsey Tribunal" dispensing judgement and truth across Europe, his patriarchal image enhanced by the beard he grew to protect his weak throat. It is true that he had the vices of his virtues: he was proud, egocentric, sometimes mean, and often unfaithful. But he was a great man, recognized as such and loved as such by his countrymen.
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Selections from the Works of Victor Hugo, Charles Dickens, and George Eliot

Author: Victor Hugo,Charles Dickens,Mary H. Husted

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781341124556

Category:

Page: 190

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: Delphi Classics

ISBN: 1908909374

Category: Fiction

Page: 3491

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Victor Hugo, the greatest Romantic writer of them all, is finally available in Delphi’s bestselling range of titles. This monumental eBook offers readers the most complete collection ever compiled of Hugo’s FICTIONAL works in English translation, with many bonus texts. (Version 2) * concise introductions to the novels and other works * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * ALL 9 novels in English, each with contents tables * many of the novels are fully-illustrated with their original artwork * includes BUG-JARGAL – Hugo’s first novel, which he wrote after a wager – first time in digital print! * for the first time, all novels are presented with their French versions – sample the true brilliance of Hugo’s original text, in between reading the English translations * features a large sample of English translations of poetry * BONUS selection of six Non-Fiction texts * boasts a special literary criticism section, with works by famous writers such as Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson and Henry James, examining Hugo’s contribution to literature * includes Hugo’s Memoirs – explore the great writer’s private notebooks! * ALSO includes G. Barnett Smith’s famous biography – immerse yourself in Hugo’s literary life! * packed full of images relating to Hugo’s life, works, places and film adaptations * scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Hugo’s immense oeuvre Please note: an actual complete works of Victor Hugo in English is not possible due to copyright restrictions, scarce plays and some works having never been translated. However, we do ensure our customers that every possible major text is included. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels BUG-JARGAL HANS OF ICELAND THE LAST DAY OF A CONDEMNED MAN THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME CLAUDE GUEUX LES MISÉRABLES TOILERS OF THE SEA THE MAN WHO LAUGHS NINETY-THREE The Novels in French The Poetry POEMS IN TRANSLATION ODES ET BALLADES LES ORIENTALES LES FEUILLES D’AUTOMNE LES CHANTS DU CREPUSCULE LES VOIX INTÉRIEURES LES RAYONS ET LES OMBRES LES CHATIMENTS LES CONTEMPLATIONS LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: PREMIERE SERIE LES CHANSONS DES RUES ET DES BOIS LA VOIX DE GUERNESEY L’ANNEE TERRIBLE L’ART D’ETRE GRAND-PERE LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: NOUVELLE SERIE LE PAPE LA PITIE SUPREME L’ÂNE RELIGIONS ET RELIGION LES QUATRE VENTS DE L’ESPRIT LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: DERNIERE SERIE LA FIN DE SATAN TOUTE LA LYRE DIEU LES ANNÉES FUNESTES DERNIERE GERBE POÈMES UNCOLLECTED The Plays (in French) CROMWELL THE BURGRAVES HERNANI LUCRÈCE BORGIA MARIE TUDOR RUY BLAS Selected Non-Fiction NAPOLEON THE LITTLE EXTRACTS FROM HUGO’S ESSAY ON SHAKESPEARE LETTER TO THE LONDON NEWS REGARDING JOHN BROWN ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT EXTRACTS FROM SATIRISTS AND MORALISTS THE HISTORY OF A CRIME The Criticism VICTOR HUGO BY JOHN COWPER POWYS LETTER ON HUGO BY CHARLES DICKENS VICTOR HUGO’S LAST NOVEL BY HENRY JAMES THE LEGEND OF VICTOR HUGO BY PAUL LAFARGUE VICTOR HUGO’S ROMANCES BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON TO VICTOR HUGO BY ALFRED TENNYSON The Biographies THE MEMOIRS OF VICTOR HUGO VICTOR HUGO: HIS LIFE AND WORK BY G. BARNETT SMITH Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles
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Author: Mary H. Husted

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781377359359

Category: Education

Page: 190

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Works Of Hugo

Author: G. Barnett Smith

Publisher: 谷月社

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 106

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CHAPTER I. EARLY YEARS. The glory of France touched its zenith at the period when our narrative opens. Europe virtually lay at the feet of Napoleon, who had risen to a height of authority and power which might well have satisfied the most vaulting ambition. Nations whose records extended back into the ages of antiquity trembled before him; and only one people, that of this sea-girt isle of Britain, declined to bend the knee to the all-conquering First Consul. Yet the philosophic mind, reflecting that the stability of a nation or a throne must be measured by its growth, must surely have distrusted the permanence of a grandeur and a greatness thus rapidly achieved. And speedily would such prevision have been justified, for in little more than one brief decade the sun of Napoleon set as suddenly as it arose. But while as yet the fame and the splendour of the conqueror were in their noonday, there was born at Besançon another child of genius, whose triumphs were to be won in a different and a nobler sphere. He was destined to touch, as with Ithuriel's spear, the sleeping spirit of French poesy, and to animate it with new life, vigour, and enthusiasm; he was to recall the divine muse from the drear region of classicism, and, by revivifying almost every branch of imaginative literature, he was himself to gain the triple crown of poet, romancist, and dramatist. And not alone for this was the child Victor Hugo to grow into manhood and venerable age. He was to become a great apostle of liberty, and as his life opened with the triumphs of the first Napoleon, so before its close he was destined to behold the last of that name pass away in the whirlwind, and France recover much of her prosperity and her power under the ægis of the Republic, of which the poet sang and for which he laboured.
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Author: Victor Hugo

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Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434462684

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 348

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Volume Fourteen of The Works of Victor Hugo features "Things Seen" and "Essays."
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