Victor Hugo on Things That Matter - A Reader

Victor Hugo on Things That Matter - A Reader

Victor Hugo on issues That Matter supplies English audio system the social, historic, cultural, and biographical context that's crucial for taking part in the writing and artwork of this genius of nineteenth-century France. The book’s topical association we could readers examine Hugo’s rules approximately inner most and private concerns—love, teenagers, grief, nature, God—as good as public and politically vital issues—liberty and democracy, tyranny, social justice, humanity, peace, and war. 


Unlike different Hugo anthologies, Victor Hugo on issues That Matter bargains introductions and notes in English and comprises twenty-five of Hugo’s watercolors and drawings.  Readers will locate key Hugo texts within the unique French, besides the next supplemental details in English:

·        an summary of Hugo’s value and his inner most and public personas;

·        introductions to every chapter;

·        old and cultural explanatory notes;

·        a time line of Hugo’s lifestyles and work;

·        feedback for additional reading.

Marva Barnett is professor on the collage of Virginia, the place she additionally serves as director of the educating source Center.

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