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Victor Hugo (Author), James Hogarth (Translator). I won't describe the plot, the mere scaffolding on which Hugo hangs his fluid pudding of words, but pace Henry James, THE ;LAUGHING MAN will entice you into turning pages a lot more compulsively than, say, THE GOLDEN BOWL.
Victor Hugo (Author), James Hogarth (Translator). Leavis would sneer at this book, as would James, as would Percy Lubbock, as would Jane Austenites like Robert Liddell. From their worthy points of view, they'd be correct, but I'd say there's room in the universe of great imaginative literature for a Hugo, as well as a Rabelais and a Celine.
Translated by Joseph L. Blamire (1888). Book I night not so black as man. I Portland bill. Part one: the sea and the night. Two preliminary chapters. V The tree of human invention. VI Struggle between death and night. VII The north point of portland. Book 2 the hooker at sea.
Victor Hugo, James Hogarth. Ursus was a man, Homo a wolf": the former a travelling mountebank, the latter his faithful companion. Gwynplaine was abducted as an infant, and cruelly mutilated so that his face shows the permanent smile of a clown. Abandoned by his abductors some years later, Gwynplaine rescues a blind baby girl from the frozen corpse of her mother at the foot of a gibbet. Time passes, and the young girl - christened Dea - comes to love Gwynplaine
Victor Hugo’s gothic tale has been the inspiration of numerous plays, films (the first in 1909) novels and short stories. Following a distinguished career as a civil servant, James Hogarth acquired a reputation as a versatile and punctilious translator.
Victor Hugo’s gothic tale has been the inspiration of numerous plays, films (the first in 1909) novels and short stories. His translations span travel guides, archaeological texts, and novels. In 2002 he won the French-American Foundation Translation Prize for his English translation of Victor Hugo’s Travailleurs de la Mer. He died in 2006
Victor Hugo’s most popular book is Les Misérables. The Man Who Laughs by.
Victor Hugo’s most popular book is Les Misérables. Victor Hugo.
The Man Who Laughs By. the everlasting presence of the past
The Man Who Laughs By. Ursus Another Preliminary Chapter. Part I. book the first. the everlasting presence of the past. The 172 peers enjoying their dignities under James II. possess among them altogether a revenue of £1,272,000 sterling a year, which is the eleventh part of the revenue of England. In the margin, opposite the last name (that of Linnæus, Lord Clancharlie), there was a note in the handwriting of Ursus: Rebel; in exile; houses, lands, and chattels sequestrated. Time passes, and the young girl - christened Dea - comes to love Gwynplaine
A Romance of English History. possess among them altogether a revenue of L1,272,000 sterling a year, which is the eleventh part of the revenue of England.
A Romance of English History.
Les Miserables (Stepping Stones). by Monica Kulling · Victor Hugo.