Hugo

Victor Hugo

$ 2.99

Victor Hugo, the greatest Romantic writer of them all, is finally available in Delphi’s bestselling range of titles. This monumental eBook offers readers the most complete collection ever compiled of Hugo’s FICTIONAL works in English translation, with many bonus texts. (Current version: 2)

 
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Product Description

* concise introductions to the novels and other works

* images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* ALL 9 novels in English, each with contents tables

* many of the novels are fully-illustrated with their original artwork

* includes BUG-JARGAL – Hugo’s first novel, which he wrote after a wager – first time in digital print!

* for the first time, all novels are presented with their French versions – sample the true brilliance of Hugo’s original text, in between reading the English translations

* features a large sample of English translations of poetry

* the COMPLETE poetry in French

* includes four plays in French

* BONUS selection of six Non-Fiction texts

* boasts a special literary criticism section, with works by famous writers such as Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson and Henry James, examining Hugo’s contribution to literature

* includes Hugo’s Memoirs – explore the great writer’s private notebooks!

* ALSO includes G. Barnett Smith’s famous biography – immerse yourself in Hugo’s literary life!

* packed full of images relating to Hugo’s life, works, places and film adaptations

* scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Hugo’s immense oeuvre

* UPDATED with two plays in English, including CROMWELL, Hugo’s first drama, with its legendary PREFACE – the first Romantic manifesto

 

Please note: an actual complete works of Victor Hugo in English is not possible due to copyright restrictions, scarce plays and some works having never been translated. However, we do ensure our customers that every possible major text is included, with many novels and other texts appearing here for the first time on eReaders. To compensate for the missing poetry and plays, original French texts have been provided in their place. As soon as translations enter the Public Domain, they will be added as a free update.

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Novels

BUG-JARGAL

HANS OF ICELAND

THE LAST DAY OF A CONDEMNED MAN

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME

CLAUDE GUEUX

LES MISÉRABLES

TOILERS OF THE SEA

THE MAN WHO LAUGHS

NINETY-THREE

 

The Novels in French

 

The Poetry

POEMS IN TRANSLATION

ODES ET BALLADES

LES ORIENTALES

LES FEUILLES D’AUTOMNE

LES CHANTS DU CREPUSCULE

LES VOIX INTÉRIEURES

LES RAYONS ET LES OMBRES

LES CHATIMENTS

LES CONTEMPLATIONS

LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: PREMIERE SERIE

LES CHANSONS DES RUES ET DES BOIS

LA VOIX DE GUERNESEY

L’ANNEE TERRIBLE

L’ART D’ETRE GRAND-PERE

LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: NOUVELLE SERIE

LE PAPE

LA PITIE SUPREME

L’ÂNE

RELIGIONS ET RELIGION

LES QUATRE VENTS DE L’ESPRIT

LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: DERNIERE SERIE

LA FIN DE SATAN

TOUTE LA LYRE

DIEU

LES ANNÉES FUNESTES

DERNIERE GERBE

POÈMES UNCOLLECTED

 

The Plays (in French)

CROMWELL

THE BURGRAVES

HERNANI

LUCRÈCE BORGIA

MARIE TUDOR

RUY BLAS

 

Selected Non-Fiction

NAPOLEON THE LITTLE

EXTRACTS FROM HUGO’S ESSAY ON SHAKESPEARE

LETTER TO THE LONDON NEWS REGARDING JOHN BROWN

ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

EXTRACTS FROM SATIRISTS AND MORALISTS

THE HISTORY OF A CRIME

 

The Criticism

VICTOR HUGO BY JOHN COWPER POWYS

LETTER ON HUGO BY CHARLES DICKENS

VICTOR HUGO’S LAST NOVEL BY HENRY JAMES

THE LEGEND OF VICTOR HUGO BY PAUL LAFARGUE

VICTOR HUGO’S ROMANCES BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

TO VICTOR HUGO BY ALFRED TENNYSON

 

The Biographies

THE MEMOIRS OF VICTOR HUGO

VICTOR HUGO: HIS LIFE AND WORK BY G. BARNETT SMITH

Additional Information

Format

Kindle (US version), Kindle eBook, ePub (US version), ePub eBook