Hugo, Victor (M)

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
Lowly Flower 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7922
The Veil 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7920
Morning 1881-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7952
“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