Victor Hugo's Notre Dame de París (Penguin Clásicos) PDF

By Victor Hugo

Una de las obras maestras de Victor Hugo.

Notre-Dame de París cuenta l. a. historia de l. a. gitana Esmeralda, quien en compañía de su cabra Djali toca l. a. pandereta y baila en las calles de París para subsistir, hasta que se los angeles acusa de haber asesinado al capitán Phoebus, su amado, y se l. a. condena a l. a. horca. Sin embargo, el jorobado Quasimodo, campanero de Notre-Dame, quien tras su deformidad esconde un corazón brilliant y sediento de amor, luchará para salvar a los angeles gitana. Recreación del mito de los angeles bella y los angeles bestia y uno de los monumentos de los angeles literatura francesa, Notre-Dame de París es una historia verdaderamente inmortal.

La presente edición se abre con un estudio escrito por el que fue uno de los más reconocidos expertos en los angeles obra de Victor Hugo, el crítico literario y profesor francés Jacques Seebacher. Además de contar con l. a. reciente traducción de Teresa Clavel, el volumen incluye una cronología sobre el autor.

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More generally called The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Victor Hugo's Romantic novel of darkish passions and unrequited love, Notre-Dame de Paris, is translated with an advent by means of John Sturrock in Penguin Classics. within the vaulted Gothic towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral lives Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer. Mocked and refrained from for his visual appeal, he's pitied in basic terms through Esmerelda, a stunning gypsy dancer to whom he turns into thoroughly dedicated. Esmerelda, although, has additionally attracted the eye of the sinister archdeacon Claude Frollo, and whilst she rejects his lecherous techniques, Frollo hatches a plot to smash her, that basically Quasimodo can hinder. Victor Hugo's sensational, evocative novel brings lifestyles to the medieval Paris he enjoyed, and mourns its passing in a single of the best old romances of the 19th century. John Sturrock's transparent, modern translation is followed by means of an advent discussing it as a passionate novel of principles, written in defence of Gothic structure and of a burgeoning democracy, and demonstrating that an unsightly external can cover ethical good looks. This revised variation additionally comprises extra examining and a chronology of Hugo's lifestyles. Victor Hugo (1802-85) used to be a forceful and prolific author. He wrote volumes of feedback, Romantic gown dramas, lyrical and satirical verse and political journalism yet is better remembered for his novels, specially Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Miserables (1862) which used to be tailored into some of the most profitable musicals of all time. even though exiled to the Channel Islands through Napoleon III, Hugo lower back to Paris in 1870 and remained a superb public determine until eventually his dying: his physique lay in country less than the Arc de Triomphe, and he was once later buried within the Panthéon. in the event you loved Notre-Dame de Paris, you may like Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera. 'A nice author - artistic, witty, sly, innovatory' A. S. Byatt, writer of ownership

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The Shooting-Match at Nottingham Town. III. - Will Stutely rescued by his Good Companions. PART SECOND. I. - Robin Hood turns Butcher. II. - Little John goes to the Fair at Nottingham Town. III. - How Little John lived at the Sheriffs House. PART THIRD. I. - Little John and the Tanner of Blyth. II. - Robin Hood and Will Scarlet. III. - The Merry Adventure with Midge the Miller. PART FOURTH. I. - Robin Hood and Allan a Dale. II. - Robin seeketh the Curtal Friar of the Fountain. III. - Robin Hood compasseth the Marriage of Two True Lovers.

I. Robin Hood and the Tinker. NOW it was told before how two hundred pounds were set upon Robin Hood’s head, and how the Sheriff of Nottingham swore that he himself would seize Robin, both because he would fain have the two hundred pounds and because the slain man was a kinsman of his own. Now the Sheriff did not yet know what a force Robin had about him in Sherwood, but thought that he might serve a warrant for his arrest as he could upon any other man that had broken the laws; therefore he offered fourscore golden angels to any one who would serve this warrant.

Thereupon Robin quickened his pace, as did the stranger likewise; each thinking to cross first. ” “Now,” quoth Robin, “by the faith of my heart, never have I had a coward’s name in all my life before. ” “Ay, marry, that will I abide thy coming, and joyously, too,” quoth the stranger; whereupon he leaned sturdily upon his staff to await Robin. Then Robin Hood stepped quickly to the coverside and cut a good staff of ground oak, straight, without flaw, and six feet in length, and came back trimming away the tender stems from it, while the stranger waited for him, leaning upon his staff, and whistling as he gazed round about.

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