Postmodernism in the Literature of the Low Countries
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Postmodernism in the Literature of the Low Countries

(Anne Marie Musschoot) The Low Countries - 1993, № 1, pp. 69-74

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A brief look at some of the leading 'postmodernist' (post-war) writers in the Netherlands and Flanders, such as Louis Paul Boon, Sybren Polet, Louis Ferron and Ivo Michiels. The author notes that the picture of postmodernist literature in Dutch-language literature is an extremely one-sided one if one loses sight (which is often the case in surveys) of the fact that it was in Flanders that the phenomenon of avant-garde prose produced the more radical and consisitent experimentation, and that Flanders embraced the new trend first.

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