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Count Maurice (Mooris) Polidore Marie Bernhard Maeterlinck

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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Maurice Maeterlinck, portrait from Le Livre des masques (vol. II, 1898) by Remy de Gourmont (1858-1916). 1898. Author: Fèlix Vallotton. Source: Wikimedia Commons


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Maurice Maeterlinck, 1901. Author: Théo van Rysselberg. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck, far right. A Reading by Emile Verhaeren (1901). Author: Theo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926). Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck, portrait before 1905. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck's 'The Blue Bird'. Sofya Khalyutina (Tyltyl), left & Alisa Coonen (Mytyl). Moscow Art Theatre (1908). Author: Karl Fischer. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck's 'The Blue Bird'. Alisa Coonen (Mytyl), left & Sofya Khalyutina (Tyltyl). Moscow Art Theatre (1908). Author: Karl Fischer. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck and his wife, no later than 1912. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck, 1912. Author: Les Prix Nobel, Nobel Foundation. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck early in his career, before 1923. Author: Tucker Collection. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck at the Société des gens de lettres, 1925. Author: Agence de presse Meurisse. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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In Maurice Maeterlinck's play 'Monna Vanna' (1902), Actress Georgette Leblanc. Date: 9 January 2009. Author: Merker Berlin. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck's play Monna Vanna. Playbill Freie Volksbühne Berlin on 4 December 1910. Author: Merker Berlin. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Title page of the first German edition of Monna Vanna by Maurice Maeterlinck (1903). Author: Merker Berlin. Source: Wikimedia Commons.


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Maurice Maeterlinck Gedenkplaat in Gent. 5 July 2014. Author: Paul Drieghe. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Maeterlinck
Photo: nobelprize.org
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
Language: French
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