Classic Starts(r) the Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Classic Starts® Series) by Victor Hugo, Deanna McFadden, et al. | Feb 5, out of 5 stars The Hunchback of Notre Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris) is an French novel written by Victor Hugo. It is set in in Paris, in and around the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris. The book tells the story of a poor barefoot Gypsy girl (La Esmeralda) and a misshapen bell-ringer (Quasimodo) who was raised by the Archdeacon (Claude Frollo)/5(61). The Hunchback of Notre Dame, historical novel by Victor Hugo, originally published in French in as Notre-Dame de Paris (‘Our Lady of Paris’). Set in Paris during the 15th century, the novel centers on Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer of Notre-Dame Cathedral, and his unrequited love. A summary of Book 4 in Victor Hugo's Hunchback of Notre Dame. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Hunchback of Notre Dame and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.
During the Festival of Fools in Paris, Quasimodo, the hunchback of Notre Dame, is elected the Pope of Fools for being the ugliest person in Paris. He is hoisted on a throne and paraded around Paris by the jeering mob. Pierre Gringoire, a struggling poet and philosopher, tries unsuccessfully to Cited by: 7. The period of was the most prolific of Hugo’s career with the publishing of one of his most well-known novels “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and over a dozen other novels and books of poetry. Hugo married his childhood friend Ade Foucher in , and the two had five children together, four of whom lived past infancy. THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Kindle edition by Hugo, Victor. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.4/4(78). But beyond the star-crossed love, Notre Dame is the star of the show. Hugo wrote two chapters just describing it. And he notably set his novel in the s, Notre Dame’s heyday.
NOTRE DAME DE PARIS. Also known as: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. By Victor Hugo. Translated by Isabel F. Hapgood. PREFACE. A few years ago, while visiting or, rather, rummaging about Notre Dame, the author of this book found, in an obscure nook of one of the towers, the following word, engraved by hand upon the wall: ANArKH.5/5(5). book third. chapter i. notre-dame. chapter ii. a bird’s-eye view of paris. book fourth. chapter i. good souls. chapter ii. claude frollo. chapter iii. immanis pecoris custos, immanior ipse. chapter iv. the dog and his master. chapter v. more about claude frollo. chapter vi. unpopularity. book fifth. chapter i. abbas beati martini. chapter ii. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame Summary. Once upon a time, in a little-known kingdom called France Okay, it's not once upon a time: it's specifically January 6th, , and a crowd of Parisians are celebrating the Festival of Fools by waiting for a play to begin. It's been written by the obliviously untalented Pierre Gringoire. One of the great literary tragedies of all time, The Hunchback of Notre Dame features some of the most well-known characters in all of fiction - Quasimodo, the hideously deformed bellringer of Notre-Dame de Paris, his master the evil priest Claude Frollo, and Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy condemned for a crime she did not commit.