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My beloved Toto : letters from Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo, 1833-1882

Author: Juliette Drouet; Victoria Tietze Larson; Evelyn Blewer
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2005.
Series: SUNY series, women writers in translation.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"My Beloved Toto, a collection of letters written by Juliette Drouet to her lover, Victor Hugo, tells the story of a life and of the great love affair that shaped it. From 1833 until her death half a century later, Drouet wrote to Hugo twice daily on average, resulting in thousands of letters. The 186 translated here - most appearing in English for the first time - offer insights into nineteenth-century French  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Victor Hugo; Juliette Drouet; Juliette Drouet; Victor Hugo
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juliette Drouet; Victoria Tietze Larson; Evelyn Blewer
ISBN: 0791465713 9780791465714
OCLC Number: 57285925
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xvi, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Letters --
1830s --
Letters 1-40 --
1840s --
Letters 41-77 --
1850s --
Letters 78-130 --
1860s --
Letters 131-67 --
1870s --
Letters 168-82 --
1880s --
Letters 183-6.
Series Title: SUNY series, women writers in translation.
Other Titles: Lettres à Victor Hugo, 1833-1882.
Letters from Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo, 1833-1882
Responsibility: Juliette Drouet ; translated and with an introduction, additional notes, and glossary by Victoria Tietze Larson ; French edition edited and annotated by Evelyn Blewer ; with a preface by Jean Gaudon.

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"My Beloved Toto, a collection of letters written by Juliette Drouet to her lover, Victor Hugo, tells the story of a life and of the great love affair that shaped it. From 1833 until her death half a century later, Drouet wrote to Hugo twice daily on average, resulting in thousands of letters. The 186 translated here - most appearing in English for the first time - offer insights into nineteenth-century French culture as well as an insider's look at the character, behavior, working habits, and day-to-day life of France's most monumental man of letters."--BOOK JACKET.

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