Victor Hugo Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Victor Hugo.

  • 5 Biographies
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 11 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Biographies (5)

5,918 words, approx. 20 pages
When Victor Hugo died in 1885 at the age of eighty-three, one million mourners gathered in the streets of Paris to see his corpse borne to the Pantheon. Buried with honors usually reserved for heads o... Read more
14,862 words, approx. 50 pages
No century of French literature has been better represented by a single author than the nineteenth, and no writer better personifies the French nineteenth century than Victor Hugo. His life span corre... Read more
11,841 words, approx. 40 pages
Victor Hugo, one of France's most prolific nineteenth-century authors, wrote novels, poems, and dramatic works. His career as a playwright began in 1816 and ended almost sixty years later. The dramas ... Read more
15,001 words, approx. 51 pages
On 22 May 1885 Victor Hugo died, prompting international mourning unprecedented for a literary figure. Within an hour the periodical Gil Blas published a special edition, which sold out everywhere, a... Read more
2,304 words, approx. 8 pages
The French author Victor Marie, Vicomte Hugo (1802-1885), was the supreme poet of French romanticism. He is noted for the breadth of his creation, the versatility that made him as much at ease in the ... Read more