Delphi Complete Works of Victor Hugo Illustrated

Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Delphi Classics
ISBN: 9781908909374
Release Date: 2013-11-17
Genre: Fiction

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. (Version 2) * 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 * 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 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. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles 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 Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Rodolphe Bresdin

Author: Dirk Gelder
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400934733
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Art

Rai lu et relu {laquo}Rodolphe Bresdim. C'est un beau livre, obscurs-Ia question des reports sur pierre des eaux et qui aura grand sucd~s. On ne Ie refera plus; on sera fortes, celle de la metamorphose de plusieurs cuivres, oblige de toujours s'y referer. C'est serieux, precis, in celle de la premiere litho de l'artiste, catalogue 82 telligent. (Neumann n6, complete par une piece de l'ancienne Un des grands interets du livre est une chronologie collection Bonger). II etait bien place pour Ie faire, serieuse, et tres sou vent nouvelle, des gravures et etant lui-meme graveur. lith os (l'auteur a eu raison de ne pas les separer dans II tient a ce qu'on n'oublie pas que, comme son son catalogue). Van Gelder croit-et sans doute les frere aine, l'historien de l'art J.G. van Gelder, il a eu lecteurs avec lui-avoir resolu les problemes si deli pour modele son pere, grand historien, fondateur du cats du classement anterieur a 1854; apres 1854, les hesi Musee municipal de La Haye. tations etaient moins nombreuses, mais Van Gelder On a donc ici, redisons-le, un beau travail, serieux, montre qu'on ne peut se fier completement aux indi honnete, representant plus de dix ans de la vie de son cations confuses de Bresdin lui-meme. auteur, intelligent et particulierement bien informe.