Definition of Hugo, Victor in English:

Hugo, Victor

proper noun

  • (1802–85), French poet, novelist, and playwright; full name Victor-Marie Hugo. His belief that theater should express both the grotesque and the sublime of human existence overturned existing conventions. Notable works: "Hernani" (drama, 1830), "Les Feuilles d'automne" (poems, 1831), "Notre-Dame de Paris" (novel, 1831), and "Les Misérables" (novel, 1862)


Hugo, Victor