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A masterpiece of character

from 27.08.2007

Histories of Dutch literature identify the novel "Character" as a work of the New Objectivity, a movement from the first half of the twentieth century that came as a reaction to the lyrical and symbolist prose that preceded it. Reading the book again after so many years, I am struck mainly ...

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