A Maeterlinck Reader: Plays, Poems, Short Fiction, by Maurice Maeterlinck

By Maurice Maeterlinck

A Maeterlinck Reader is a compilation of performs, poems, essays, brief tales and aphorisms through some of the most very important writers of the 20th century, Maurice Maeterlinck. The editors have integrated, in clean translations that show Maeterlinck’s progressive strategies in theatrical language, decisions that convey aspects either exemplary and outstanding of this Nobel Prize successful writer.

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Patrick McGuinness, Maurice Maeterlinck and The Making of the Modern Theatre, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. REJECTION OF THE FRENCH LITERARY TRADITION Daniel Gerould, “Landscapes of the Unseen,” in Land/Scape/Theater. Ed. Elinor Fuchs and Una Chaudhuri. University of Michigan Press, 2002. Joseph Hanse and Robert Vivier, eds. Maurice Maeterlinck 1862-1962. Brussels: La Renaisance du Livre, 1962. TWO THEATRICAL MODELS: THE TRAGICAL IN DAILY LIFE AND THE DECADENT JACOBEAN—THE ARCHAIC AVANT-GARDE Paul Gorceix, edition, introduction, and notes, Maurice Maeterlinck et le drame statique: L’Intruse, Intérieur.

Confessing all his own peculiar paranoias and phobias, the outcast author of The Inferno, a pariah in his native Sweden, gives these powers convincing vividness and immediacy. On the contrary, Maeterlinck reveals surprisingly Introduction: Two Views of an Author 15 little of his own life, and the mysterious powers that so fascinate him remain vague and abstract without any passionately imagined human life upon which to prey. Unlike Strindberg, Maeterlinck is unwilling to divulge his own experiences and enter into the details and particularities of daily life, which he dismisses as unimportant.

Miles, "The Shadow of Maeterlinck's La Vie des abeilles in El espíritu de la colmena," Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (Liverpool), forthcoming. Juan Antonio Ramirez, The Beehive Metaphor from Gaudi to Le Corbusier. Tr. Alexander R. Tulloch. Reaktion Books, 2000. MAETERLINCK’S METEORIC RISE AND FALL: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ECLIPSE Jacques Robichez, Le Symbolisme au théâtre. Paris: L’Arche, 1957. Pierre-Aimé Touchard, “Le Dramaturge,” in Maurice Maeterlinck 18621962. Brussels: La Renaissance du Livre, 1962.

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