This thesis describes the critical reception of Guido Gezelle's work in the period 1897-1940. The first date was chosen because the collection of poems Rijmsnoer om en om het jaar appeared in 1897. It was the first work of poetry by Gezelle to be discussed at some length in the Netherlands, outside the Catholic press. This is surprisinly late, considering the poet died only two years later. Once the appreciation of this Flemish poet had been awakened, he rapidly became popular in the Netherlands. ... Zie: Summary.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Place of Publication||Groningen|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|