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by Kathryn M. Grossman


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Series: Twayne's Masterwork Studies (Book 160). Paperback: 144 pages. Publisher: Twayne Pub (May 1, 1996). I saw the play of "Les Miserables" several years ago in New York and have never been as emotionally moved by any book or play.

Series: Twayne's Masterwork Studies (Book 160). The story of Jean Valjean is a powerful and compelling story of social injustice and the power of love and faith that leads to redemption. It is a story told on a personal level of one man's journey, yet at the same time, also tells the story of oppressed people everywhere. Victor Hugo was a brilliant writer able to convey his personal and political beliefs through the use of this fictional tale.

Series: Twayne's Masterwork Studies. Hardcover: 144 pages. I saw the play of "Les Miserables" several years ago in New York and have never been as emotionally moved by any book or play

Series: Twayne's Masterwork Studies.

Kathryn M Grossman, Les Miserables: Conversion, Revolution, Redemption, Twayne, 1996. Aimed specifically toward students, this work praises the novel as a book that "enables us to escape into the adventures of others It brings us back to ourselves. John Porter Houston, Victor Hugo, Twayne, 1988. A good introduction to Hugo's life and works. Patricia Ward, The Medievalism of Victor Hugo, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1975.

New York: Longman, 1988. Grossman, Kathryn M. les Misérables: Conversion, Revolution, Redemption. Figuring Transcendence in Les Misérables: Hugo’s Romantic Sublime. NewYork: Twayne Publishers, 1996. Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. The History of France. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2000. Porter, Laurence M. Victor Hugo. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1999. New York: W. W. Norton, 1998. Previous section Study Questions. Les Misérables: Popular pages.

Exploring the enduring popularity of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, this collection offers analysis of both the novel itself and its . In spite of a mixed response from critics, Les Misérables instantly became a global bestseller.

Exploring the enduring popularity of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, this collection offers analysis of both the novel itself and its adaptations. Since its successful publication over 150 years ago, it has traveled across different countries, cultures, and media, giving rise to more than 60 international film and television variations, numerous radio dramatizations, animated versions, comics, and stage plays

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Kathryn Grossman observes that these vivid experiences of familial and political strife strongly inform Hugo’s writings. In Les Miserables, she writes, the moral battles of Jean Valjean, a fugitive from justice who cannot escape his own conscience, closely resemble the turmoil of 2 Robb, Victor Hugo, 5. 3 Ibid

From its informative chronology of Hugo's life and work and its excellent historical overview of Napoleonic and post-Napoleonic France, through its closing meditation on Hugo's vision of utopian society, Katherine M. Grossman's Les Miserables: Conversion, Revolution, Redemption is a model examination of a literary masterwork. At the heart of Grossman's close readings of several key sections of the novel is an interpretation of its protagonist, Jean Valjean, an Everyman embodying the hopes of oppressed people everywhere.
Les Miserables: Conversion, Revolution, Redemption (Twayne's Masterwork Studies) download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Kathryn M. Grossman
ISBN: 0805778322
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Twayne Pub (May 1, 1996)
Pages: 144 pages