Bug-Jargal

Bug-Jargal

by Victor Hugo
     
 

ISBN-10: 1589631471

ISBN-13: 9781589631472

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Press Holdings International

Victor Hugo was a prominent French writer during the Romantic movement. Hugo is well known for both his poetry and classic novels such as Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hugo's writings served as excellent critiques of French political and social issues during his time.

Bug-Jargal is a historical novel that takes begins just weeks before the Haitian

Overview

Victor Hugo was a prominent French writer during the Romantic movement. Hugo is well known for both his poetry and classic novels such as Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hugo's writings served as excellent critiques of French political and social issues during his time.

Bug-Jargal is a historical novel that takes begins just weeks before the Haitian Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589631472
Publisher:
Press Holdings International
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Victor Hugo: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Bug-Jargal

Appendix A: “Bug-Jargal” (1820)

Appendix B: “The Saint Domingue Revolt” (1845)

Appendix C: Politics and Poetics

  1. Review of Sir Walter Scott’s Quentin Durward (1823)
  2. Preface to Nouvelles Odes (1824)

Appendix D: Contemporary Reviews

  1. From Le Globe (Journal littéraire) (1826)
  2. From Le Drapeau blanc (1826)
  3. From Le Mercure du dix-neuvième siècle (1826)
  4. From C.A. Chauvet, “Des romans de M. Victor Hugo,” Revue encyclopédique (1831)
  5. From Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, “Les Romans de Victor Hugo,” Journal des débats (1832)

Appendix E: Historical and Cultural Sources

  1. From Bryan Edwards, An Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo (1797)
  2. From Pamphile de Lacroix, Mémoires pour servir à l’histoire de la Révolution de Saint-Domingue (1819)
  3. From Henri Grégoire, De la littérature des nègres (1808)

Appendix F: Literary Sources

  1. From Jean-Baptiste Picquenard, Adonis, ou Le bon nègre (1798)
  2. From Jean-Baptiste Picquenard, Zoflora; or, The Generous Negro Girl (1804)

Appendix G: Map of Saint Domingue

Works Cited

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