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ISBN-13: 9780142437032
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/26/2002
Series: Penguin Classics Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Victor Hugo (1802-85) was a forceful and prolific writer. He became a committed social democrat and during the Second Empire of Napoleon III was exiled from France, living in the Channel Islands. His body is now buried in the Pantheon. 

Brooks Haxton's poetry translations include Dances for Flute and Thunder: Poems from the Ancient Greek, which was nominated for a PEN translation award, and Victor Hugo's Selected Poems for Penguin Classics.

Date of Birth:

February 26, 1802

Date of Death:

May 22, 1885

Place of Birth:

Besançon, France

Place of Death:

Paris, France

Education:

Pension Cordier, Paris, 1815-18

Table of Contents

Selected PoemsIntroduction
A Note on the Translation

One-Year-Old
As I Have Set My Lip
Oceano Nox
Nights in June
Napoleon's Army After the Fall of Moscow
My Two Girls
Barefoot
Letter from Normandy
How It Happened (December 4, 1851)
All Souls' Day, 1846
When We Were Living (September 4, 1844)
Little Song (to Leopoldine, September 3, 1847)
The Graveyard at Villequier (September 4, 1847)
Word from the Dunes (August 4, 1854)
The Seven Oxen of the Northern Plough
Shepherds and Flocks
Mugitusque Boum
Flower
Dawn at the Edge of the Woods
Orpheus
Boaz Asleep
The Trumpet of Judgment
During Sickness
Et Nox Facta Est
The Plume of Satan
Whose Fault Is This? (June 25, 1871)
From The Art of Being a Grandfather: Lesson One: The Moon
To Théophile Gautier
Sonnet
Notes

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