writer of poems, novels, essays and reviews

Stefan Hertmans

Stefan Hertmans is a prominent Flemish poet, novelist, essayist, critic and playwright. His oeuvre, which received many distinctions, testifies of a wide knowledge of cultural history: from literature, classical mythology, philosophy, art and film to travelling and music. Among his best-known works are the novels Naar Merelbeke (1994), Als op de eerste dag (2001) and Harder dan sneeuw (2004) and the poetry collection Muziek voor de Overtocht. Gedichten 1965-2005 (2006). In 2011, Hertmans’ book of essays De mobilisatie van Arcadia appeared.

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Journal Nexus
2014

Nexus 67

School der beschaving
Journal Nexus
2012

Nexus 61

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