A Paperback edition by Hugo Claus in English (Nov 14, 2013)
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From the author of The Sorrow of Belgium (1983) and one of 'the first rank of European poets of the late 20th century' (J.M. Coetzee) and for the first time in English: a new... Read more
From the author of The Sorrow of Belgium (1983) and one of 'the first rank of European poets of the late 20th century' (J.M. Coetzee) and for the first time in English: a new translation and extensive selection of the undisputed highlights of Hugo Claus's poetic oeuvre. From the emotional and erotic outpouring of the 'mad dog stanzas' in 'Morning, You' to interpretations of Shakespeare's sonnets to a modern adaptation of a Sanskrit masterpiece, this volume reveals the breadth and depth of Claus's stunning output.
Even Now: Poems By Hugo Claus Paperback edition by Hugo Claus
The prose, poetry, and paintings of Hugo Claus (pron: HUE-go Clowss) (1929-2008) were as influential as they were groundbreaking. His novels include Wonder (Archipelago Books) and The Sorrow of Belgium, his magnum opus of postwar Europe, as well as Desire, The Swordfish, Mild Destruction, Rumors, and The Duck Hunt. In addition to his writing, he was a painter, playwright, and director. Claus was the recipient of seven state prizes in Belgium, the Prize for Dutch Literature, and the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding for his body of work.
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