Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1862-08-29
Death 1949-05-06
Belgians
French, English

Biographical notes:

Maeterlinck was a Belgian Symbolist poet, playwright, and essayist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1911. Colles (1855-1926) was a English journalist, literary agent, and founder and managing director of Authors' Syndicate in London, England.

From the guide to the Maurice Maeterlinck letters to William Morris Colles, 1921-1929., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Nice, 8 April 1936, to an unidentified confrère, 1936 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873531

Belgian dramatist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Mon cher Symons", [no year] Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606667

Belgian poet and dramatist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Les Abeilles, Avenue des Beaumettes, Nice, to an unknown correspondent, 1894 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125520

Maeterlink was a Belgian dramatist and essayist. He won the Nobel prize for literature in 1911.

From the description of Maurice Maeterlinck collection. [1906]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676738328

Maeterlinck was a Belgian Symbolist poet, playwright, and essayist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1911. Colles (1855-1926) was an English journalist, literary agent, and founder and managing director of Authors' Syndicate in London, England.

From the description of Letters to William Morris Colles, 1921-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82113181

Maeterlinck was born at Ghent and moved to France in 1890 where he became actively involved in the French symbolist movement. Maeterlinck wrote poetry and essays but became known for his allegorical and romantic plays, such as "Pelleás et Meĺisande," set to music by Debussy.

From the description of A ma femme en qui síncarna la Jeanne dÁrc qui jái essaye de ressucitor, Playscript, 1940. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122593954

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Subjects:

  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
  • French drama
  • Belgian literature (French) 20th century
  • Drama, Belgian--French--Translations into English
  • Prompt-book
  • Ballet. Pelleas and Melisande
  • Belgian literature (French)--19th century
  • French drama--20th century
  • Drama--Promptbooks and typescripts
  • Symbolism (literary movement)
  • Authors, American--19th century--Archival resources

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