Arno van Vlierberghe

On the Making of a Crowded Photograph: Dutch and Flemish Poetry in the Present (2/2)

On the Making of a Crowded Photograph, Including Some People in the Background (Part 2 of 2) Postmodernism How to talk about postmodernism when the term ‘postmodern’ can be applied as easily to a Pynchon novel as to a microbrewed beer? As likely as anywhere else, the term ‘postmodernism’, when applied to Dutch poetry, is […]

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On the Making of a Crowded Photograph: Dutch and Flemish Poetry in the Present (1/2)

On the Making of a Crowded Photograph, Including Some People in the Background Disclaimers As articles like these often start with a series of disclaimers, a logical place to start would be explaining the linguistic and political situation in which the Dutch language and corresponding literary systems are embedded. Dutch is spoken by more or […]

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Arno van Vlierberghe – De bastaardkindgedichten

De bastaardkindgedichten i. Je ergste nachtmerrie: een dag jezelf volgen. ii. Op wat je let: mannequins met A-cups mannequins met stijve tepels mannequins die praten en eten mannequins die je aanstaren mannequins met dromen zoals jouw dromen maar dan betekenisvoller Wat een prachtige crisis. Hier gaat zelden iets werkelijk verloren zonder een lach of twee. […]

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