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Timmermans, Felix
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( Jul 5, 1886, Lier, Belgium – Jan 24, 1947, Lier), Flemish writer, painter, and illustrator. Between the wars, Timmermans was one of the most popular authors of Flemish literature; he was esteemed as a regional writer, who vividly depicted the bond between human beings and nature in simple but expressive language, refining it into a simple philosophy of life. In his novels Pallieter (1916; ET: Pallieter, 1924) and Boerenpsalm (1935), love of nature, in whose beauty God reveals himself to us, combines with sensuous delight, conviviality, and relig…

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Hurst, Matthias, “Timmermans, Felix”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026088>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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