Language And Literature Facts

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"Dating" word from the Latin, the term "evolution" means "unrolling" or "an opening of what was rolled up".

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In 2012, Les Misérables was released as a musical film, starring Hugh Jackman (Jean Valjean), Russell Crowe (Javert), Anne Hathaway (Fantine), Amanda Seyfried (Cosette), Eddie Redmayne (Marius), Samantha Barks (Éponine) and Helena Bonham-Carter and Sasha Baron Cohen (the Thénardiers).

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The show Les Misérables has been produced in over 42 countries, and has been translated into over 21 languages.

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The show Les Misérables has won multiple Tony Awards, including ‘Best Book of a Musical’.

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The emblem of Les Misérables is the young Cosette, which is based upon the Emile Bayard novel illustration.

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Les Misérables is the longest running musical on West End.

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The original musical of Les Misérables opened at the Barbican Center in London on 8th October, 1985.

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Hugo was a supporter of Romanticism and Republicanism.

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Hugo identified himself as a Catholic and held a great amount of respect for the church.

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When Hugo died, his coffin was laid under the Arc de Triomphe for an all-night vigil. The funeral procession took six hours to pass.

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