Victor Hugo Resources
Victor Hugo (1802-1885) was a beloved and enduring French novelist, playwright, and poet. His classic book Les Misérables inspired the stage musical of the same name.
Learn more about Victor Hugo and his work through these Hugo resources on this site:
Prose by Victor Hugo
Poetry by Victor Hugo
Composer Camille Saint-Saens was an admirer of Victor Hugo and wrote a lengthy tribute and composed the Hymne a Victor Hugo Op.69.
Hymne a Victor Hugo Op.69 · Gerard Brooks · Camille Saint-Saens Saint Saens – Complete Organ Works, Volume 1 – Transcriptions ℗ 2007 Priory Records Released on: 2007-06-01 Music Publisher: Public Domain
These Victor Hugo resources will be studied in World Literature from Excellence in Literature.
E5.6 Focus text: Les Misérables
We recommend the translation by Charles E. Wilbour, but you may also wish to explore the Norman Denny or Julie Rose translations.
Focus Text: Les Misérables