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Les Burgraves: Trilogie

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into pri ...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published January 9th 2010 by Nabu Press (first published March 7th 1843)
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Read through Victor Hugo by Théophile Gautier.

Les burgraves sont des seigneurs du Rhin. Job, sage centenaire, est entouré par ses fils, petit-fils et arrière-petit-fils tyranniques et sans scrupules. Lui-même n'a pas un passé sans taches et des personnages présumés morts depuis longtemps, la sorcière Guanhumara et l'empereur Frédéric Barberousse, vont surgir dans le burg médiéval pour le tourmenter.

Balzac considérait Les Burgraves comme une œuvre de premier ordre et il la soutint énergiquement.
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It's very much like reading the story of Verdi's Trovatore but written in that wonderfully dignified French blank verse, featuring old Emperor Frederick I and the German robbing barons and with a couple of extra *gasp* (alternatively *moan*) moments as the story unfolds and everybody turns out to be the lost son/brother/girlfriend/father/ emperor, etc. Poor Victor Hugo intended it as a dramatic reflection on the corruption and decadence of power through the generations, but though not on purpose ...more
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Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights campaigner, and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France.
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