2014 - 2015

  Victor Hugo 2: Writer, Philosopher, National Icon  
Emmanuel HalperinWebb - School of Languages001 Tue1000-1200 Sem  2
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description
The course will examine the character and the great body of works of Victor Hugo, the greatest French writer of the 19th C, and the head of the Romantic revolution. The author of the Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables was also a prolific and diverse poet, a groundbreaking playwright, and a political thinker who fought for democracy and social justice.
Lectures will be accompanied by selections from movies based on Hugo’s works.

Second Semester
1. The Novels of Victor Hugo
2. Hans of Iceland
3. Bug-Jargal
4. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
5. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (cont.)
6. Les Miserables (Fantine)
7. Les Miserables (Cosette)
8. Les Miserables (Marius)
9. Les Miserables (Jean Valjean)
10. Toilers of the Sea
11. The Man Who Laughs
12. Ninety-three
13. The Hugo Legacy

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