High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


Occupied City. Paul van Ostaijen on the Map of Modernism

There are some literary works written in Dutch without which the narrative of literature in Europe is incomplete. Occupied City by the Flemish poet Paul van Ostaijen (1896-1928) is one of them. None of the standard textbooks on modernism i...


Swallows and Floating Horses

Lovers of Frisian literature and translation gathered at University College London for an evening of Frisian culture around the great new bilingual anthology Swallows and Floating Horses.


Poetry That Wants to Live

One hundred years ago, Paul van Ostaijen wrote his famous poetry collection 'Bezette Stad' (Occupied City). Dutch poet Iduna Paalman finds in the occupied city of Van Ostaijen the blueprint for the infected city of today.

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