Christine D'haen

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Christine D'haen
Born (1923-10-25)25 October 1923
Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium
Died 3 September 2009(2009-09-03) (aged 85)
Bruges, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation poet, writer

Christine D'haen (25 October 1923 – 3 September 2009) was a Flemish author and poet. She was born in Sint-Amandsberg and died at Bruges.

D'haen studied Germanic philology at the University of Ghent and continued her studies in Amsterdam and Edinburgh. She settled in Bruges and became a teacher at high school. She made an inventory of the handwritings of Guido Gezelle while working at the Gezelle archive. She wrote a biography of Guido Gezelle and also translated work of Hugo Claus into English.

In 1958 her first book of poetry, Gedichten 1946-1958 (Poems 1946-1958), was published.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gedichten 1946-1958 (1958)
  • Vanwaar zal ik u lof toezingen? (1966)
  • Gezelle, Poems/Gedichten (1971)
  • Ick sluit van daegh een ring (1975)
  • Onyx (1983)
  • De wonde in 't hert (1988)
  • Mirages (1989)
  • Zwarte sneeuw (1989)
  • Duizend-en-drie (1992)
  • Een brokaten brief (1992)
  • Merencolie (1992)
  • Morgane (1995)
  • Een paal, een steen (1996)
  • De zoon van de Zon (1997)
  • Bérénice (1998)
  • Dodecaëder/Dantis meditatio (1998)
  • Het geheim dat ik draag (1998)
  • Kalkmarkt 6, De stad en Het begin (1999)
  • Het huwelijk (novel, 2000)

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References[edit]

  • Christine D'haen biodata
  • P.G. Buckinx, Jaarb. Kon. Acad. v. Nederl. Taal- en Letterk. (1976)
  • P. Claes, Kritisch lexicon van de Nederlandstalige literatuur na 1945 (1980)