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Adriaan Morriën (1912–2002)

Autor(a) de Plantage Muidergracht

45+ Works 334 Membros 11 Críticas

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Obras por Adriaan Morriën

Plantage Muidergracht (1988) 45 exemplares
Ik heb nu weer de tijd (1971) 35 exemplares
Verzamelde gedichten (1992) 17 exemplares
Alissa en Adrienne (1957) 9 exemplares
Het kalfje van de gnoe (1991) 8 exemplares
Mens en engel 6 exemplares
Lasterpraat (1975) 6 exemplares
Kinderen in de grote stad (1958) 6 exemplares
Cryptogram 5 exemplares
Oogappel : gedichten (1986) 3 exemplares
Liefdeswoorden 3 exemplares
De oude dag : een bloemlezing over ouderdom en ouder worden (1994) — Compositor; Introdução; Tradutor; Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Meesters der Franse vertelkunst (1950) — Compositor; Tradutor — 2 exemplares
Poëzie van nu (1954) — Compositor — 2 exemplares
Een toegevoegd zintuig (1992) 2 exemplares
Een slordig mens 2 exemplares
Juni 2 exemplares
Moeders en zonen 2 exemplares
Beeldende Poëzie 2 exemplares
Avond in een tuin (1980) 2 exemplares
Amsterdam 2 exemplares
Het vaderland 2 exemplares
Kijken naar de wolken (1956) 1 exemplar
Floroskoop: juni 1 exemplar
Hartslag 1 exemplar
De veertiende deur — Autor — 1 exemplar
Voor Wiedit Leest 1 exemplar

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De Nederlandse poëzie van de negentiende en twintigste eeuw in duizend en enige gedichten (1979) — Contribuidor, algumas edições193 exemplares
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De Nederlandse en Vlaamse literatuur vanaf 1880 in 250 verhalen (2005) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
Dichters van deze tijd (1977) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Liefdesverhalen (1961) — Tradutor, algumas edições18 exemplares
De beste korte verhalen van De Bezige Bij (1977) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
De mooiste liefdespoëzie (1993) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Duitse literatuur vanaf 1500 tot heden (1982) — Editor, algumas edições4 exemplares
Engelen stuifmeel uit de hemel (2002) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Over Multatuli — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Dichters omnibus, 8e bloemlezing (1962) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Verhalen (1947) — Tradutor, algumas edições; Introdução, algumas edições3 exemplares
Dichters omnibus : negende bloemlezing (1963) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Über Martin Walser (1970) — Autor — 2 exemplares


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Conhecimento Comum



Genant is the Dutch word for embarrassing. It is the best word to characterize this collection of letters.

Adriaan Morriën was a long-lived author, but throughout his long career has mainly remained unknown to the reading public. Mostly known for poetry, Morriën wrote very little prose, with exception of two volumes of autobiographical writings. His long career was foremostly spent as an editor for various literary magazines. Through his literary work Morriën made many literary friends among Dutch and German writers.

In the Spring of 1956 Adriaan Morriën, then 43 years old, met the much younger Lotus Schipper, then 22 years old. With her he started a passionate affair which he was able to keep from his wife for about a year. The illicit affair was kept by an intense correspondence and regular meetings in hotels in the Netherlands, Italy and Germany.

Lotus, who studied French at the time spent some time living in France. Morriën often travelled abroad for his literary work. He would plan or arrange his trips to cities to be with Lotus, and asked her to travel hundreds of miles to meet him in cities in Germany.

The letters are an overflowing wave upon wave of sexual desire. Their meetings are mainly spent in bed. Progressing through the letters, it becomes clear that Lotus is merely a sex object. At the beginning, the reader may be willing to accept the romance as wild passion, but later on it becomes increasingly apparent that Morriën is sex obsessed.

The book only contains the letters written by Morriën. The letters she wrote are not included, however, from some passages it can be gleaned that she had doubts and desired a more balanced, more quiet relationship that would offer her more perspective. She is drawn into Morriën's work, as he gives her commissions to write articles and encourages her development as a writer. However, it seems her emotional needs are ignored. Adriaan Morriën appears as a totally narcissistic sex maniac with a purely selfish lust for the young student, except that, in the end, he endorses and lightly encourages her to start a relationship with a young man who is interested in her.

Lotus-brieven. Het verslag van een betovering was the last book to be appear in his lifetime, the year before his death. It is a commercial publication, not an academic edition, although Morriën's biographer has acted as an editor, adding some notes, a foreword and an afterword. The correspondence was published several decades after the death of Lotus Schipper, who died in 1965.
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edwinbcn | Oct 31, 2022 |
Een bloemlezing van zijn gedichten. En altijd weer is daar die zachte toon, dat zinnelijke en dat troostende en weemoedige woordgebruik.
deklerk | Jun 29, 2012 |
"Ik heb nu weer de tijd" is een met "Plantage Muidergracht ***" vergelijkbare bundel in de serie Privé-domein. Al lezende raakte ik steeds meer gesteld op de schrijver. Ik vind deze bundel iets beter dan de vorige.
erikscheffers | 2 outras críticas | Nov 28, 2011 |
"Plantage Muidergracht" bevat autobiografische verhalen. Het eerste verhaal in de bundel gaat over Adriaans verliefdheid op een vrouw die hij heeft leren kennen tijdens een verblijf op het sanatorium. De verdere verhalen bevatten herinneringen aan schrijvers, korte aforismen, een bezoek aan een bordeel in Parijs. Morriën schrijft als een groot liefhebber van en over vrouwen. Al lezende raak ik steeds meer gesteld op de schrijver.
erikscheffers | 2 outras críticas | Nov 28, 2011 |


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