Les misérables: conversion, revolution, redemption

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Twayne Publishers, May 1, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 144 pages
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Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses of their own, based on in-depth studies of popular literature.

Each volume:

-- Illuminates themes and concepts of a classic text

-- Uses clear, conversational language

-- Is an accessible, manageable length from 140 to 170 pages

-- Includes a chronology of the author's life and era

-- Provides an overview of the historical context

-- Offers a summary of its critical reception

-- Lists primary and secondary sources and index

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3.5/5 Nothing brand new or shocking in terms of literary analysis. Some of the facts from Hugo's own life were new to me and provided insight into work. Read full review

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3.5/5 Nothing brand new or shocking in terms of literary analysis. Some of the facts from Hugo's own life were new to me and provided insight into work. Read full review

Contents

Hugos Times
3
Importance of the Work
10
Romance and the Sublime Outlaw
25
Copyright

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Les Miserables
Victor Hugo
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About the author (1996)

Kathryn M. Grossman is an associate professor of French at Pennsylvania State University.

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