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.
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...
Jazz was originally published in 1959, and since then it has become one of the most collectible photography books of the mid-twentieth century, ranking alongside the more widely known work of Christer Stromholm and Robert Frank.
This special limited edition is made from a copy of the first edition found in van der Elsken's library, in which the name of each performing artist--Ella, Louis, Chet--was written on every page in the artist's hand in silver ink.
Das Echo auf diese Gedichte ist im Niederländischen immer sehr stark gewesen, und faßt man die Einschätzungen zusammen, so ist ein rebellischer Vitalismus wohl das Hauptmerkmal dieser Poesie, der zugleich eine große thematische und formale Vielfalt zugeschrieben wird. Die literarische Moderne, Eliot und Pound, die Mythen der europäischen Tradition - das ist das Material dieser Gedichte. Der...
During the cause of an idyllic summer's day in the country a senseless crime is committed. In its wake, fantasies and passions, desire and loss unite the destinies of the villagers. Most affected is young Martin: his fertile imagination inspires him to identify now with the swordfish?terror of the seas?now with Clint Eastwood, but above all with Jesus Christ.
"Der Belgier Hugo Claus zählt zu den bedeutendsten europäischen Schriftstellern der Gegenwart. Mit seinen Romanen ist er auch hierzulande längst ein Begriff. Doch der mehrfach für den Nobelpreis vorgeschlagene Autor ist auch ein herausragender Dramatiker. FREITAG handelt von den verhängnisvollen Spätfolgen eines Inzestes in einer kleinbürgerlichen, katholischen Familie. Der Autor schafft...
Erzählt wird die Geschichte des kleinen, rotzfrechen Louis Seynaves aus dem flämischen Walle, der zu Beginn am Straßenrand hingerissen den Einmarsch deutscher SS-Verbände in sein Heimatstädtchen verfolgt. Und schnell ist der Leser vertraut mit diesem Kleinstadt-Kosmos - und mit dem Internats-Geheimbund
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