The medievalism of Victor Hugo
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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 -- Knowledge -- History,
  • Middle Ages in literature,
  • Medievalism -- France -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 126-134.

Statementby Patricia A. Ward.
SeriesThe Pennsylvania State University studies ; no. 39
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2304.H5 W3
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5063060M
ISBN 100271011823
LC Control Number74028421

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"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 author's books — 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 as applicable to our times as to his. The victory that Victor Hugo is talking about is that of the soul. Just in case the reader needs clarification, the author/narrator makes his point more explicit in part 5, chapter “The book which the reader has under his eye at this moment is, from one end to the other, as a whole and in detail, whatever may be its intermittences Reviews: 6K. ""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's The Man Who Laughs (first published under the French title L'Homme qui Rit in April ) is a sad and sordid tale -- not the sort of tale of the moment Hugo was known for. It starts on the night of Janu , a ten-year-old boy abandoned -- the stern men who've kept him since infancy have wearied of him.

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