Maeterlinck, Count Maurice

 (1862–1949) Belgian poet and dramatist; awarded Nobel Prize in Literature (1911).

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  • Maeterlinck,Count Maurice — Mae·ter·linck (māʹtər lĭngk , mĕtʹər , mä tĕr lăɴʹ), Count Maurice. 1862 1949. Belgian writer of poetry, a wide variety of essays, and symbolic dramas, including Pelléas et Mélisande (1892). He won the 1911 Nobel Prize for literature. * * * …   Universalium

  • Count Maurice Maeterlinck — noun Belgian playwright (1862 1949) • Syn: ↑Maeterlinck • Instance Hypernyms: ↑dramatist, ↑playwright …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maurice Maeterlinck — Born Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard 29 August 1862(1862 08 29) Ghent, Belgium Died 6 May 1949( …   Wikipedia

  • Maeterlinck — [māt′ər liŋk΄, met′ər liŋk] Count Maurice 1862 1949; Belgian playwright, essayist, & poet …   English World dictionary

  • Maeterlinck — noun Belgian playwright (1862 1949) • Syn: ↑Count Maurice Maeterlinck • Instance Hypernyms: ↑dramatist, ↑playwright …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maeterlinck, Maurice — ▪ Belgian author in full  Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck,  also called (from 1932)  Comte Maeterlinck   born August 29, 1862, Ghent, Belgium died May 6, 1949, Nice, France       Belgian Symbolist poet, playwright, and essayist who won …   Universalium

  • Maurice — /mawr is, mor , maw rees /; for 3 also Fr. /maw rddees /, n. 1. German, Moritz. 1521 53, German general: elector of Saxony 1547 53. 2. of Nassau, 1567 1625, Dutch statesman. 3. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Barrès Auguste… …   Universalium

  • Alfred Richard Allinson — was a nineteenth and twentieth century British academic, author, and voluminous translator of continental European literature (mostly French, but occasionally Latin, German and Russian) into English. His translations were often published as by A …   Wikipedia

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  • 1911 in literature — The year 1911 in literature involved some significant events and new books.Events*George Moore (novelist) publishes the first of his three volume Hail and Farewell (last in 1914). *Gallimard publishing house founded in Paris by Gaston Gallimard.… …   Wikipedia

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