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Hendrik Marsman : de retoriek en de dood : 'Ik kan zo niet blijven waken'

Stefan Hertmans (author)

Hendrik Marsman : de retoriek en de dood : 'Ik kan zo niet blijven waken'

Stefan Hertmans (author)
In magazine
Poëziekrant, Jrg. 14 (1990) nr. 5, p. 32-34
Title
Hendrik Marsman : de retoriek en de dood : 'Ik kan zo niet blijven waken'
Author
Stefan Hertmans
Language
Dutch

About Stefan Hertmans

Stefan Hertmans (born 1951 in Ghent, Belgium) is a Flemish Belgian writer. He was head of a study centre at University College Ghent and affiliated researcher of the Ghent University. He won the Ferdinand Bordewijk Prijs in 2002 for the novel Als op de eerste dag.

Work

Hertmans published six novels, two-story collections, six essay books and twelve collections of poetry.

  • Gestolde Wolken (Frozen Clouds, 1986), won Hertmans the Multatuli-prize of the city of Amsterdam.
  • His volume of poems Bezoekingen (Visitations, 1988), won the Arch-prize of the Free Word and the tri-annual Prize of the Flemish Provinces.
  • The title story of De grenzen van woestijnen (Borders of deserts, 1988), was translated into English and published in The Review of contemporary Fiction (Illinois) (summer 1994); British author Rupert Thomson took the…Read more on Wikipedia