Book
English
Title
The bells of Bruges / transl. by Mike Mitchell and with an introduction by Nicholas Royle
Author
Georges Rodenbach
Translator
Mike Mitchell
Author of introduction
Nicholas Royle 1963-
Language
English
Original language
French
Original title
Le carillonneur
Publisher
Sawtry: Dedalus, 2007
243 p.
ISBN
9781903517543

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About Georges Rodenbach

Georges Raymond Constantin Rodenbach (16 July 1855 – 25 December 1898) was a Belgian Symbolist poet and novelist.

Biography

Georges Rodenbach was born in Tournai to a French mother and a German father from the Rhineland (Andernach). He was related to the famous German poet Christoph Martin Wieland. He went to school in Ghent at the prestigious Sint-Barbaracollege, where he became friends with the poet Emile Verhaeren. Rodenbach worked as a lawyer and journalist. He spent the last ten years of his life in Paris as the correspondent of the Journal de Bruxelles, and was an intimate of Edmond de Goncourt. He published eight collections of verse and four novels, as well as short stories, stage works and criticism. He produced some Parisian and purely imitative work; but a major part of his production is the outcome of a passionate idealism of the quiet Flemish towns in which he had passed his childhood and early youth. In his …Read more on Wikipedia