Anna Bijns (1493-1575). A Poetess in Antwerp
(Herman Pleij) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2013, № 21, PP. 114-131
Anna Bijns, one of the Low Countries' major autors, lived and worked in sixteenth-century Antwerp. Yet her work is little known. Thanks to the printing press she reached a wide readership in her time. With her sharp pen she defied Luther and his followers. Her refrains on wordly love, marriage and the family were boths serious and sarcastic. With a bilingual anthology .