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Questions tagged [the-hunchback-of-notre-dame]

Questions about Victor Hugo's 1831 novel 'Notre-Dame de Paris' (literally 'Our Lady of Paris', but normally translated as 'The Hunchback of Notre-Dame'). Use this tag with the tags [victor-hugo] and [french-literature].


Why was “Notre Dame de Paris” changed from “Notre Dame of Paris” to “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” when it was re-published in English?

In the foreword to my copy of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Elizabeth Massie writes this: Victor Hugo's early novel, Notre Dame de Paris, published in 1831 and set in medieval Paris of 1482, was the ...