This study places the last three novels of Hugo's maturity - Les Travailleurs de la mer (1866), L'Homme qui rit (1869), and Quatrevingt-Treize (1874) - within the context of his artistic development after the success of Les MisAcrables (1862), thereby illuminating the shift from a poetics of harmony to one of transcendence.It has been more than thirty years since I spent a summer in the Jardin du Luxembourg reading Les MisAcrables for the first time. That season saw my idea for writing an article on Hugoa#39;s masterwork turn into a project for a book on all of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Later Novels of Victor Hugo|
|Author||:||Kathryn M. Grossman|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2012-03-29|