Selected Poems (Fyfield Books)

Selected Poems (Fyfield Books)

Victor Hugo

This beneficiant, diverse number of poems via one among France's best-loved and such a lot reviled poets is gifted with dealing with originals, distinctive notes, and a full of life advent to the author's existence and paintings.

Steven Monte provides greater than 80 poems in translation and within the unique French, taken from the earliest poetic courses of the 1820's, via collections released in the course of exile, to works released within the years following Hugo's demise in 1883. The advent presents invaluable heritage information regarding Hugo's lifestyles and paintings, the choice, and what's thinking about translating a poet whose easy rhymes are important to the poetry's energy. exact notes behind the amount provide information regarding the poems and their publishing and ancient contexts. this can be an excellent advent to a poet whose paintings, for all its renown, is still for Anglophone readers undiscovered

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