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Asta Nielsen

Source: Paul van Ostaijen, ‘Asta Nielsen’, in Bezette Stad (Antwerp: Sienjaal, 1921), reproduced from www.dbnl.org/tekst/osta002verz02_01/osta002verz02_01_0119.php. English translation by Fintan McDonagh, commissioned for this website. Text (Dutch original): Text (English translation): Comments: Paul van Ostaijen (1896-1928) was a Belgian poet. His … Continue reading

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Lege Bioskoop

Source: Paul van Ostaijen, ‘Lege Bioskoop’, in Bezette Stad (Antwerp: Sienjaal, 1921) Text: Comments: Paul van Ostaijen (1896-1928) was a Belgian poet. His idiosyncratically-designed Bezette Stad (Occupied City) is a collection of poems influenced by Dadism and Expressionism which deals … Continue reading

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