Emile Verhaeren was a Belgian poet, art critic and wrote short stories and verse plays.
He was born in a Flemish French-speaking, middle-class family in Sint-Amands. Nevertheless Emile Verhaeren also spoke the local dialect (Dutch was not taught at school at that time). At the age of eleven, he was sent to a strict boarding school in Ghent run by Jesuits - The Jesuit College of Sainte Barbe, where he became completely Frenchified. He then went to study law at the University of Leuven. Here he produced his first literary efforts in a student paper. During those years, he became acquainted with like-minded students. They later became his collaborators ... more »
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- Avec le même amour que tu me fus jadis
- Les Heures Claires
- A la Belgique
- Au clos de notre amour, l'été se continu...
- Aux moines
- Ardeur des sens, ardeur des coeurs...
- Au passant d'un soir
- Au Reichstag
- A Pâques
- Celui du rien
- Le passeur d'eau
- A la gloire du vent
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