Adagio : verzameld dichtwerk

Felix Timmermans (author)

Adagio : verzameld dichtwerk

Felix Timmermans (author)
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Felix Timmermans begon en eindigde zijn indrukwekkend literair oeuvre met poëzie. Naast al die gedichten en verzen brengt dit boek ook een zestigtal gedichten die nooit eerder werden gepubliceerd.
Adagio : verzameld dichtwerk
Felix Timmermans
Leuven: Davidsfonds, 1993
191 p.

About Felix Timmermans

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Leopold Maximiliaan Felix Timmermans (5 July 1886 – 24 January 1947) is a much translated author of Flanders. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times.


Timmermans was born in the Belgian city of Lier, as the thirteenth of fourteen children. He died in Lier at age 60. He was an autodidact, and wrote plays, historical novels, religious works, and poems. His best-known book is Pallieter (1916). Timmermans also wrote under the pen-name Polleke van Mher.

He was a painter and drawer as well as an author.

During the first years of the Second World War, Timmermans was editor of the Flemish nationalist Volk. He also attended meetings of the Europäische Schriftsteller-Vereinigung (European Writers' League), which was initiated by Joseph Goebbels. Because of this, and because of the Rembrandt prize he received in 1942 from the University of Hamburg…Read more on Wikipedia