All Said Before. Menno Wigman’s Ennui
(Piet Gerbrandy) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2014, № 22, PP. 226-235
There have always been poets who deliberately resign themselves to the existence of tradition and renounce all claims to originality. Menno Wigman (1966) is one of them. This Dutch Baudelaire describes the decadent ennui of his generation and the ‘melancholy of copy centres’. With an anthology of five poems.