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The sorrow of Belgium

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Belgium
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction,
    • Belgium -- History -- 1914- -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Het verdriet van België.

      StatementHugo Claus ; translated from the Dutch by Arnold J. Pomerans.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT6410.C553 V3613 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 608 p. ;
      Number of Pages608
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2196534M
      ISBN 100394562631
      LC Control Number89016177
      OCLC/WorldCa20056202


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The Sorrow of Belgium is a coming of age story of a young Belgian boy during World War II. Like many stories with adolescent boys, much of the book focuses on Louis' experiences in school, his relationships with his parents and friends and the typical teenage boy's fascination with sex/5.

The Sorrow of Belgium is clearly the culmination point of war drama in the works of this Belgian author. Claus does not narrate the heroic deeds of the soldiers, but paints a colorful canvas of life under repression.

Simple factory workers and storekeepers are trying to make the best out of things, but more often than not they fall into despair 4/5(9).

Epic in scope, by turns hilarious and elegiac, The Sorrow of Belgium is the masterwork by one of the world's greatest contemporary authors.

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Cited by: 1. A classic novel in the tradition of The Tin Drum, The Sorrow of Belgium is a searing, scathingly funny portrait of a wartime Belgium and one boy's coming of age -- emotionally, sexually, and politically. InLouis Seynaeve, a ten-year-old Flemish student, is chiefly occupled with schoolboy adventures and lurid adolescent fantasies.

Then the Nazis invade Belgium, and he grows up fast/5(3). The Sorrow of Belgium HUGO CLAUS The monumental novel ‘The Sorrow of Belgium’ is set in the late s and World War II. It focuses on the young Louis Seynaeve, who tries to escape from a Flemish petit-bourgeois environment in which morality is bent to suit self-interest and in which the father has no qualms about working for the Germans as.

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In25 years ago, Hugo Claus' Het Verdriet van België (The Sorrow of Belgium) was first published. Next to his poetry it is his most personal book; one in which he weaves many of his childhood memories.

He spent his entire childhood, from the age of 18 months until he was eleven, in a boarding school, and this made a huge impact on his life. Let’s go through the books you’ve chosen, of which the first is a novel, Het Verdriet van België, written in Flemish by Hugo Claus and known in English as The Sorrow of Belgium.

Yes, this is a novel that works well in all three languages. It was written in Flemish Dutch. The monumental novel ‘The Sorrow of Belgium’ is set in the late s and World War II.

It focuses on the young Louis Seynaeve, who tries to escape from a Flemish petit-bourgeois environment in which morality is bent to suit self-interest and in which the father.

The first part of The Sorrow of Belgium ("The Sorrow") narrates Louis Steynaeve's time in a boarding school run by nuns, in the lead up to the Second World War. The longer second part continues the story of his adolescence, and of his family, during the war and through to Much of The Sorrow of Belgium is clearly autobiographical: it ends with Louis writing "The Sorrow" and his voice and.

The Sorrow of Belgium is a major novel first published in by the Belgian author Hugo Claus. It is widely considered Claus' major work and the most important Dutch-language novel of /5.

The complete review's Review. Hugo Claus' The Sorrow of Belgium is presented in two parts. The first part is The Sorrow, divided into twenty-seven second, longer part, of Belgium, is presented without any additional sub-division.

The book focusses of Louis Seynaeve and his family. It is clearly an autobiographical fiction: Louis is the same age as author Claus (and meets similar. The sorrow of Belgium is a long, rich and stunning novel, poetic and at times heart-rending. The book is obviously the masters (this is how they call Hugo Claus in the newspapers and reviews here in Belgium and Holland) most impressive and most beautiful novel and has everything in it to become (if it isn't it already) a classic, also outside by: 1.

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PDF Book Download he achieves a degree of maturity -- at the cost of deep disillusion. Epic in scope, by turns hilarious and elegiac, The Sorrow of Belgium is the masterwork by one of the world's greatest contemporary. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good.

Claus, Hugo. The Sorrow of Belgium. Pomerans, Arnold J. New York: Pantheon, 1st American edition in dj. Glossary. 8vo.

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The Sorrow of Belgium (Dutch: Het verdriet van België) is a major novel first published in by the Belgian author Hugo Claus (–). It is widely considered Claus' major work and "the most important Dutch-language novel of the twentieth century" or "one of the great novels of postwar.

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Born in Bruges inhe is the author of the novels Wonder, Desire, The Swordfish, Mild Destruction, Rumors, and The Duck Hunt, in addition to The Sorrow of Belgium, his magnum opus of postwar Europe.

He has published several volumes of poetry and many plays. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages.4/5(2).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Het verdriet van België. Description: ix, pages ; 20 cm. Contents: The Sorrow --The visit --Hearing and seeing --Mary the cow --Sister st. gerolphe --Olibrius --Concerning another child --The mizzlers --Martyrs --Walle --Grandma --The moose --Uncle florent --Uncle robert --The land of smiles --A small cudgel.

A classic novel in the tradition of The Tin Drum, The Sorrow of Belgium is a searing, scathingly funny portrait of a wartime Belgium and one boy's coming of age-emotionally, sexually, and politically. Epic in scope, by turns hilarious and elegiac, The Sorrow of Belgium is the masterwork of one of the world's greatest contemporary authors.

The sorrow of Belgium There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one. Edition Notes Translation of: Het verdriet van België.

Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress PTC V The Physical Object Pagination ix, p. Cited by: 1. The Sorrow of Belgium is the big classic and it offers a great insight in Flemish attitudes under the German occupation.

Besides that I would recommend De Metsiers (Duck Hunt), a novel he wrote when he greatly inspired by Faulkner. The Sorrow of Belgium is supposed to be the single most important book by a Flemish author.

I can agree why some (most?) people believe so, but even for an avid reader as myself, I did have to overcome some difficulty and boredom getting to the end of it. However, the further the story progressed, the more interesting and even captivating it /5(21). Hugo Claus: Het verdriet van België (The Sorrow of Belgium) This long novel is set in Belgium from shortly before the beginning of World War II to shortly after its end.

Its aim is fairly clear – to show the hypocrisy and pettiness of the Flemish Belgians during this period, not in a satirical or bitter way (though both aspects have their.

The Sorrows of Young Werther (German: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) is a loosely autobiographical epistolary novel by Johann Wolfgang von published init reappeared as a revised edition in It was one of the most important novels in the Sturm und Drang period in German literature, and influenced the later Romantic movement.

Goethe, aged 24 at the time, finished Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. If you want to read English translations of Flemish novels; there must be quite a few. The novel that is widely considered the biggest classic of Flemish literature, and that is surely available in English, is "The sorrow of Belgium" by Hugo Claus, about a boy growing up during World War II.

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Peter Englund frees individual experience from the collective cloak of history. The Sorrow of Belgium 作者: Hugo Claus 出版社: Penguin Books Ltd 译者: Arnold J. Pomerans 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN: THE SORROW OF BELGIUM. Louis Seynaeve, a young Flemish boy, is ten years old and attending a convent boardinghouse, infamous for its ""Book of Rules"" and for a teacher/priest known as ""the Rock."" The early part of the novel is devoted to schoolboy adventures (in a tone that's by turns satirical and affectionate) and to an unveiling of.

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