High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

Elisabeth Eybers, a Monumental Poet
For subscribers

Elisabeth Eybers, a Monumental Poet

(Pierre H. dubois) The Low Countries - 1998, № 6, pp. 207-211

This is an article from our print archives. Please be patient as we have to scan it

The poet Elisabeth Eybers is an unusual figure in contemporary Dutch liter ature. In the first place, of course, she owes this to the power and the originality of her talent, which makes her one of the most important poets in the Dutch-speaking regions. In that tooshe is unusual, because Elisabeth Eybers became a Dutch citizen in 1986, but is originally from South Africa. This is why the language she writes in isn't Dutch, but Afrikaans, which is derived from Dutch. (with five translated poems by Elisabeth Eybers

Continue reading?

The article you want to access is behind a paywall. You can purchase this article or subscribe to access all the low countries articles.




Sign in

Register or sign in to read or purchase an article.


You are visiting this website through a public account.
This allows you to read all articles, but not buy any products.

Important to know

When you subscribe, you give permission for an automatic re-subscription. You can stop this at any time by contacting emma.reynaert@onserfdeel.be.