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- Should we visit Victor Hugo’s house while we’re in Paris? Read Marva's full response »
Yes, of course! Not only is the visit free, not only do you have splendid views over the beautiful Place des Vosges from Hugo’s windows, not only do you see how the Hugos lived for sixteen years between the 1830 and 1848 ...
- Did Victor Hugo and his wife, Adèle, have an open marriage? Read Marva's full response »
Did Victor Hugo and his wife, Adèle, have an open marriage? I know that Hugo had a longtime love affair with a woman named Juliette Drouet.
Victor and Adèle did not quite have an “open marriage” in today’s sense. But after Adèle learned about Victor’s relationship with Juliette Drouet, she stayed ...
- What would Victor Hugo think about feminism?
Victor Hugo was a feminist in that he believed in and fought for equal rights for women and men. For him, everyone has the same natural rights. In addition, he recognized how hard it was for women to succeed without having the same privileges as men.