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Louis Couperus

Dutch novelist and poet

1863   -   1923

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
www.louiscouperus.nl

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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works

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Noodlot

Dutch novel by Couperus

author: Louis Couperus

1890

The Hidden Force

novel by Louis Couperus

author: Louis Couperus

1900

Eene illuzie

werk van Louis Couperus

author: Louis Couperus

Orchids, a collection of prose and poetry

poetry collection by Louis Couperus

author: Louis Couperus

1886

Via Appia

Reisbrief van Couperus

author: Louis Couperus

Il Mago

werk van Louis Couperus

author: Louis Couperus

Zijn aangenomen zoon

werk van Louis Couperus

author: Louis Couperus

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