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Stephen Basdeo

Stephen Basdeo is a historian and writer based in Leeds, UK.

Three Glorious Days | Victor Hugo

The following poem, written by Victor Hugo to celebrate the French Revolution of 1830, was translated by Elizabeth Collins.

Napoleon (1838) | Victor Hugo

The following poem, celebrating the life and deeds of Napoleon, was first written by Victor Hugo in the 1830s. It was later translated for the Monthly Magazine, probably by G.W.M. Reynolds, who had previously translated several of Hugo’s works.