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Victor Hugo and the Visionary Novel

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$42.50 • £34.95 • €38.50

ISBN 9780674935518

Publication Date: 01/01/1986

Short

316 pages

6 x 9 inches

28 halftones

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Victor Brombert reassesses in a modern perspective the power and originality of Hugo’s work, and provides a new interpretation of Hugo’s narrative art as well as a synthesis of his poetic and moral vision. The twenty-eight drawings by Hugo reproduced in this book are further testimony to the visionary nature of Hugo’s imagination.

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