Emile Verhaeren (Verhaeren Emile)( Belgian poet and playwright.)
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Biography Emile Verhaeren (Verhaeren Emile)
Born May 21, 1855 in the town of Saint-Amand, near Antwerp. He studied law and was admitted to the judicial practice in 1881, but soon decided to devote himself to literature
. The first verses Verhaeren differed Parnassian polished form, . although the subjects he chose are not classic, . preferring to depict the rich life 'Flemish' rural scenes (cycle Flamandki - Les Flamandes, . 1883) or the fervent piety of medieval ascetics (monks - Les Moines, . 1886),
. In 1900 he wrote a drama Monastery (Le Clotre), which attempts to modernize the medieval ideal of monastic life. Collections Nights (Les Soires, 1887), Crash (Les Dbcles, 1888) and black plumes (Les Flambeaux noirs, 1890) form a trilogy about the tragedy of human existence. But the next book, appearing in my ways (Les Apparus dans mes chemins, 1891), ends on an optimistic note, calling on people to maintain the courage. Cycles Fields in delirium (Les Campagnes hallucines, 1893), Phantom of the village (Les Villages illusoires, 1894) and City-octopus (Les Villes tentaculaires, 1895) make up another, social trilogy that honors the energy of human labor.
Early Hours (Les Heures claires, 1891), afternoon hours (Les Heures d'aprs-midi, 1905) and evening (Les Heures du soir, 1911) - poems about love, and they characterized the same severity of experiences of life that attracts in the early poems Verhaeren. Compilations Faces Life (Les Visages de la vie, . 1899), . Unruly forces (Les Forces tumultueuses, . 1902), . Multicolored lights (La multiple splendeur, . 1906), . Sovereign Rhythms (Les Rythmes souverains, . 1910), . Scarlet Wings of War (Les Ailes rouges de la guerre, . 1916) largely didaktichny, . they reflect a belief in Verhaeren useful to human effort,
. Verhaeren killed in train accident in Rouen, November 27, 1916