Start Reading

Bruges-la-Morte by Georges Rodenbach (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

Ratings:
43 pages24 minutes

Summary

Unlock the more straightforward side of Bruges-la-Morte with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of Bruges-la-Morte by Georges Rodenbach, a fascinating exploration of its protagonist’s struggle to cope with bereavement. Hugues Viane is a widower living in Bruges who sees echoes and reflections of his late wife everywhere in the town. However, when he has a chance encounter with a charming dancer, he starts seeing his wife in her instead, and embarks on a complicated relationship with her that eventually ends in tragedy… Rodenbach was one of the most important Belgian writers of the 19th century and a leading figure in the Symbolist movement. He died in Paris in 1898.

Find out everything you need to know about Bruges-la-Morte in a fraction of the time!

This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you:

• A complete plot summary
• Character studies
• Key themes and symbols
• Questions for further reflection

Why choose BrightSummaries.com?

Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time.

See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.