Six of the Most Famous Poems by Victor Hugo with their English Translations

Victor Hugo is one of the most famous French authors, and is best-known in the Anglophone world for his novels The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables. However, he was also one of the great Romantic poets (and playwrights). His poetry collections contain some of the finest works of the era, and reflect upon themes such as death, nature, and love, as well as the … Continue reading Six of the Most Famous Poems by Victor Hugo with their English Translations

Five of the Most Famous French Poems with their English Translations

As well as creating some of the greatest novels in Western literature, French writers have also produced some of its finest poetry. Throughout the centuries, the universal themes of love, death, nature, and war have all been explored by French poets in their stanzas and rhymes. Our small selection of some of the finest French poems consists of those by Victor Hugo, Arthur Rimbaud, Jacques … Continue reading Five of the Most Famous French Poems with their English Translations