Hugo, Victor (M)

Surname: Hugo
Forename(s): Victor
b. 26 February 1802. d. 22 May 1885. Nationality: French. VIAF.
Poet, dramatist, and novelist. Highly influential on French Romanticism. Married Adèle Foucher on 12 October 1822. Banished for opposing Napoleon III. Lived in Guernsey from 1855-1870. Returned to Paris in 1877 and was elected to the national assembly and senate. Author of many works, including Les Orientales (1829), Les Feuilles d’automne (1831), Les Chants du crépuscule (1835), Les Voix intérieures (1837), Les Rayons et Les Ombres (1840), Les Châtiments (1853), Les Contemplations (1856), La Légende des Siècles (1859), Notre Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Misérables (1862). Biographical information: Columbia Granger’s; DLB. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 23
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Prayers For All Men. From “Les Feuilles D’Automne” of Victor Hugo 1846-01-31 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5857
A Reassuring Prospect. From “Les Rayons et les Ombres” of Victor Hugo 1846-09-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5885
The Veil 1847 The Keepsake Poet 5215
The Toad 1861-01 Good Words Poet 369
After the Battle 1861-06 Good Words Poet 382
The Parricide. Abridged from Victor Hugo 1862-05 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13885
“His Name.” From the French of Victor Hugo 1862-11-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6672
“Le Toit S’Egaie et Rit.” (From Victor Hugo) 1865-02-11 Once a Week Poet 736
“The Travellers.” (From the French of Victor Hugo) 1865-03-04 Once a Week Poet 741
Moses Saved from the Waters. (From Victor Hugo) 1865-07-01 Once a Week Poet 942
From Victor Hugo 1866-06-30 Once a Week Poet 13453
Boaz and Ruth. (After Victor Hugo) 1867-04-27 Once a Week Poet 12150
The Indian Girl’s Lament. [After Victor Hugo] 1867-08-31 Once a Week Poet 13542
From Victor Hugo. (Feuilles d’Automne) 1867-09-07 Once a Week Poet 13543
Tears. [After Victor Hugo] 1867-10-05 Once a Week Poet 13555
Poor People. (From Victor Hugo) 1869-04-01 Good Words Poet 1989
The Tomb and the Rose 1877-04-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6872
The Epic of the Lion. Faithfully Rendered from the French of M. Victor Hugo’s ‘L’Art d’Être Grandpère’ 1878-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9583
Morning 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7952
The Veil 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7920
“Hope, child! to-morrow! Hope! and then again to-morrow” 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7953
Autumn Leaves 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7921
Lowly Flower 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7922