I will see that instant until I die, that instant—too much for tears! One of the effects of the novel was to shame the City of Paris into restoring the much-neglected Cathedral of Notre Damewhich was attracting thousands of tourists who had read the popular novel.
Though the poems were admired for their spontaneous fervour and fluency, the collection that followed four years later in Odes et Ballades revealed Hugo to be a great poet, a natural master of lyric and creative song.
On one of the pages of his notes about the prison, he wrote in large block letters a possible name for his hero: He queried the reaction to the work by sending a single-character telegram to his publisher, asking?.
They stayed in Naples for a few months and then headed back to Paris. The book also inspired a renewed appreciation for pre-Renaissance buildings, which thereafter began to be actively preserved.
It also initially published only the first part of the novel "Fantine"which was launched simultaneously in major cities.
It is popular worldwide and has been adapted for cinema, television, and stage shows.
Her young husband also died trying to save her. Today, the novel remains his most enduringly popular work. Installments of the book sold out within hours and had enormous impact on French society.
On a childhood family trip to NaplesHugo saw the vast Alpine passes and the snowy peaks, the magnificently blue Mediterranean, and Rome during its festivities. Like Chateaubriand, Hugo furthered the cause of Romanticism, became involved in politics though mostly as a champion of Republicanismand was forced into exile due to his political stances.
Political life and exile[ edit ]. On 4 September, she drowned in the Seine at Villequierpulled down by her heavy skirts when a boat overturned.
The Belgian publishing house Lacroix and Verboeckhoven undertook a marketing campaign unusual for the time, issuing press releases about the work a full six months before the launch.
The publisher replied with a single! Hugo became the figurehead of the Romantic literary movement with the plays Cromwell and Hernani An apocryphal tale  about the shortest correspondence in history is said to have been between Hugo and his publisher Hurst and Blackett in In his youth, Hugo resolved to be "Chateaubriand or nothing", and his life would come to parallel that of his predecessor in many ways.
After the Siege of Paris from toHugo lived again in Guernsey from tobefore finally returning to France for the remainder of his life. Although Napoleon III proclaimed a general amnesty inunder which Hugo could have safely returned to France, the author stayed in exile, only returning when Napoleon III was forced from power as a result of the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War in Claude Gueuxa documentary short story about a real-life murderer who had been executed in France.
His last novel, Quatre-vingt-treize Ninety-Threepublished indealt with a subject that Hugo had previously avoided:Victor Hugo's Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame are two of the most famous books ever, but his other novels are obscure in English.
Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin Victor Hugo was the third son of Joseph Léopold Sigisbert Hugo (–) and Sophie Trébuchet (–); his brothers were Abel Joseph Hugo (–) and Eugène Hugo (–). He was born in in Besançon in the eastern region of ultimedescente.com 19 NovemberLéopold Hugo wrote to his son that he had .Download