Additional Resources for Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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Elliot Grant, The Career of Victor Hugo, Harvard University Press, 1945.

A very basic and useful study of Hugo's main novels and poetry.

Richard B. Grant, The Perilous Quest: Image, Myth, and Prophecy in the Narration of Victor Hugo, Duke University Press, 1968.

Hugo described himself as a "prophet" among men, as a translator of myths. This book analyzes this theme by examining Hugo's major novels.

Kathryn M Grossman, Les Miserables: Conversion, Revolution, Redemption, Twayne, 1996.

Aimed specifically toward students, this work praises the novel as a book that "enables us to escape into the adventures of others It brings us back to ourselves."

John Porter Houston, Victor Hugo, Twayne, 1988

A good introduction to Hugo's life and works. Patricia Ward, The Medievalism of Victor Hugo, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1975.

Hugo was fascinated by the mysteries and secrets of medieval times Although Les Miserables cannot really be called a Gothic novel, some of its...

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