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Dutch novelist and poetwd:Q437798
country of citizenship:
Kingdom of the Netherlands
native language: Dutch
language of expression: Dutch
occupation: poet, writer, author
award received: Tollensprijs, D.A. Thiemeprijs, Nieuwe Gids-prijs
Louis Marie-Anne Couperus (10 June 1863 – 16 July 1923) was a Dutch novelist and poet. His oeuvre contains a wide variety of genres: lyric poetry, psychological and historical novels, novellas, short stories, fairy tales, feuilletons and sketches. Couperus is considered to be one of the foremost figures in Dutch literature. In 1923, he was awarded the Tollensprijs (Tollens Prize).
Couperus and his wife travelled extensively in Europe and Asia, and he later wrote several related travelogues which were published weekly.
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werk van Louis Couperuswd:Q1976526
poetry collection by Louis Couperuswd:Q2053753