A Poor, Inspired and Melancholy Poet. Willem Bilderdijk, a Calvinist Celebrity
(Rick Honings) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2015, № 23, pp 252-263
Bilderdijk (1756-1831) is regarded as one of the most eccentric poets of Dutch literary history. We examine the remarkable paradox of the poet’s life and work as a Calvinist celebrity. With an anthology of two poems and three letters.