I Dreamed In The Cities At Night =Steden Bij Avond
Remco Campert - a household name in his own country where he is highly regarded not just as a poet but for his fiction and his entertaining newspaper column - is virtually unknown outside The Netherlands. In his Translator's Preface, Donald Gardner explains what drew him to Campert's poetry: "I liked its jaunty pessimism. I was attracted by the tension between the romantic...more
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Remco Wouter Campert was born in The Hague, son of writer and poet Jan Campert, author of the poem De achttien dooden, and actress Joekie Broedelet. His parents got divorced when he was three years old, causing him to sometimes live with either of his parents and sometimes his grandparents, depending on situations and circumstances. His father died in 1943 in a Nazi concentration camp, Neuengamme....moreMore about Remco Campert...