Brieven uit Genua is de natuurlijke tegenhanger van La Superba. Het speelt zich voor het grootste deel af in dezelfde stad. De roman komt erin ter sprake, en de ontvangst ervan. Toch is het ook een heel ander boek. De fictieve auteur uit La Superba heeft in de brieven plaatsgemaakt voor het gelijknamige personage in het barre, bange oord dat werkelijkheid heet: alle brieven zijn echt en voor zover
Title
Brieven uit Genua
Author
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers, 2016
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789029592741
CloudLibrary
3h84gz9

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About Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer

Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer (born 17 January 1968) is a Dutch poet, novelist, polemicist and classical scholar. He was born in Rijswijk, Netherlands, and studied, lived and worked in Leiden, and he moved permanently to Genoa, Italy, in 2008.

Biography

Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer was born on 17 January 1968 in Rijswijk in the Netherlands.

He made his début in 1998 with a collection entitled Of the Square Man, containing of fifty-odd highly individualistic poems. This debut won him the 1999 C. Buddingh’ poetry prize.

As well as a poet, Pfeijffer was for some time a Greek scholar on the staff of Leiden University. He wrote a dissertation on the poetry of Pindar and published a history of classical literature for the general reader. Regarding his own poetry he has outspoken views, not just in his oft-quoted programmatic opening poem "Farewell Dinner," in which he dismisses the hermetic Hans F…Read more on Wikipedia