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Poetry by Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo

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Victor Hugo is one of the best-known French writers, and one of the greatest literary figures of all time. His poetry made him famous very early, cementing his reputation as one of the greatest lyric poets when he was only 20 years old. We have selected for you 28 of his most well-known and powerful poems, mosty from the immortal Autumn Leaves and Contemplations. They are, in order: Childhood; Death, il Life; Epitaph; Have you nothing to say for yourself; How Butterflies are born; I am content; Inscription for a crucifix; Satire on the Earth; St John; The Dying Child to its Mother; The Poet's Simple Faith; The Vale to you, to me the Heights; Infantile Influence; Sunset; The Patience of the People; The Poet's Love for Liveliness; The Universal Prayer; The Watching Angel; Dictated before the Rhone Glacier; Tribute to the Vanquished. Enjoy the intense rhythm and depth of Hugo's poetry, an essential part of French culture and one of the most beautiful works of poerty ever written.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Katie Haigh

Length:

55m


Chapters

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01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:00


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:31


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

00:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:52


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:30


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

00:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:21


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:43


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

00:32


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:46


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:55


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:28


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:19


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

01:02


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:47


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

02:19


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:56


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:36


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:40


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:58


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

00:37


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

02:09