Quasimodo


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Quasimodo

1. a character in Victor Hugo's novel Notre-Dame de Paris (1831), a grotesque hunch-backed bellringer of the cathedral of Notre Dame
2. Salvatore . 1901--68, Italian poet, whose early work expresses symbolist ideas and techniques. His later work is more concerned with political and social issues: Nobel prize for literature 1959
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Quasimodo

rendered totally deaf by his occupation as bellringer at Notre Dame Cathedral. [Fr. Lit.: Victor Hugo The Hunchback of Notre Dame]

Quasimodo

hunchbacked bell-ringer. [Fr. Lit.: Hunchback of Notre Dame]

Quasimodo

creature hides Esmeralda in sanctuary to save her. [Fr. Lit.: The Hunchback of Notre Dame]

Quasimodo

“Nowhere on earth a more grotesque creature.” [Fr. Lit.: The Hunchback of Notre Dame]
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Published in 1831, the story is based in Paris during the reign of Louis XI (1461-1483), centered around the Notre Dame Cathedral, with Esmeralda and Quasimodo as the protagonists.