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Author Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885.

Title Selected poetry / Victor Hugo ; translated with an introduction by Steven Monte
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012
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Series Fyfield books
Fyfield books.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; from Odes and Ballads; To My Odes; from Orientalia; The Captive; Moonlight; The Djinns; Reverie; Rapture; from Autumn heaves; The Slope of Reverie; Setting Suns (II); Setting Suns (VI); from The Songs of Daybreak; To the Column; from Inner Voices; To Albrecht Dürer; 'The war that scoundrel wages ... '; The Cow; from Sunbeams and Shadows; 'Just as in a forest's drowsy pools ... '; Written on the pane of a Flemish window; Olympio's Sadness; Oceano Nox; June Nights; from Punishments; Memory of the Night of the Fourth
'I gathered this flower for you on the hill ... '"O strophe du poëte ... "; 'Strophe of the poet ... '; "Un spectre m'attendait ... "; 'A shade was waiting ... '; "Un jour, le morne esprit ... "; Éclaircie; 'One day the solemn spirit ... '; Clearing; Nomen, Numen, Lumen; Nomen, Numen, Lumen; À Celle qui est restée en France; To the One Who Stayed Behind in France; from Les Chansons des rues et des bois (1865); Saison des semailles. Le soir.; "Les enfants lisent, troupe blonde ... "; La Méridienne du lion; from L'Année Terrible (1872); "J'entreprend de conter l'année ..."
Summary This generous, varied selection of poems by one of France's best-loved and most reviled poets is presented with facing originals, detailed notes, and a lively introduction to the author's life and work. Steven Monte presents more than eighty poems in translation and in the original French, taken from the earliest poetic publications of the 1820's, through collections published during exile, to works published in the years following Hugo's death in 1883. The introduction provides helpful background information about Hugo's life and work, the selection, and what is involved in translatin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes French original and English translation on facing pages
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Subject Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Translations.
Form Electronic book
Author Monte, Steven, 1967-
ISBN 1136068422 (electronic bk.)
9781136068423 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Poems. Selections. English & French
Selected poetry in French and English