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Hernani riots


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Victor Hugo (1802—1885) French poet, novelist, and dramatist

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Performance of Victor Hugo's Hernani in 1830 gave rise to sustained disorder in the theatre. Foreseeing opposition from the traditionalist patrons of the Comédie-Française, Hugo had dispensed with the paid ...

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