The Nobel Prize in Literature 1911
Belgian writer in French. Lawyer. Many-sided literary activities. Dramatic works distinguished by a wealth of imagination. Poetic fancy. Reveals deep inspiration. Appeals to readers' own feelings, stimulates their imaginations.
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Name: Count Maurice (Mooris) Polidore Marie Bernhard Maeterlinck
Birth: 29 August 1862, Ghent, Belgium
Death: 6 May 1949, Nice, France
Residence at the time of the award: Belgium
Prize motivation: "in appreciation of his many-sided literary activities, and especially of his dramatic works, which are distinguished by a wealth of imagination and by a poetic fancy, which reveals, sometimes in the guise of a fairy tale, a deep inspiration, while in a mysterious way they appeal to the readers' own feelings and stimulate their imaginations"
Field: Drama, Prose
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