AFTER THE VICTORY
At these moments of tragedy, none should be allowed
to speak who cannot shoulder a rifle, for the written
word seems so monstrously useless, so overwhelmingly
trivial, in fron...
The Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist Count Maurice Maeterlinck (1863-1949) is known for his symbolist dramas and for his writings on insects, flowers, and man's mystical inner life. He was awarde...
A Belgian of Flemish descent who wrote in French and spent most of his life in France, Maurice Maeterlinck had a powerful effect on the theatrical world of the late nineteenth century. In a prolific c...