By Maurice Maeterlinck
A Maeterlinck Reader is a compilation of performs, poems, essays, brief tales and aphorisms by way of some of the most very important writers of the 20th century, Maurice Maeterlinck. The editors have incorporated, in clean translations that express Maeterlinck’s innovative concepts in theatrical language, decisions that express features either exemplary and impressive of this Nobel Prize successful writer.
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In his books about bees, termites, and ants, Maeterlinck practiced cultural entomology, a new emerging genre based on the perceived analogy between the life of insects and that of the human collective. Combining 16 The Maeterlinck Reader philosophy, science, and literature, cultural entomology was well suited to the Belgian’s experience, talents, and cast of mind, and he created several of his most popular and enduring works in the genre. Maeterlinck had become first acquainted with apiculture as a child in Ghent, and even kept bees in his Paris apartment.
However, there were those like Artaud, Breton, and the Surrealists, who in their celebration of the dream and its inseparability from life continued to remember and honor Maeterlinck as a precursor and active presence. Artaud pointed out that there was more in Maeterlinck than the tragedy of the everyday and called attention to his predilection for violence and the oneiric. By the 1960s, Maeterlinck the playwright re-emerged as a precursor of Beckett and grandparent of the theatre of the absurd.
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