Victor Hugo Conference 2019

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'" L’Homme qui rit" & its Many Faces: 150 Years of Grins and Grimaces' This illustrated talk discusses the diverse appeal of Hugo's eighth novel and its various guises in print, on screen, and on stage, including Bristol Old Vic’s acclaimed 2016 musical entitled ‘The Grinning Man’. Drawing on Stephens's interviews with the show’s cast and creative team during the original production and the transfer to London's West End in 2017.
Period29 Jun 2019
Event typeFestival
LocationSt Peter Port, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Victor Hugo
  • Adaptation studies
  • Romanticism