Cyriel Verschaeve  

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"21 oktober 1974 - Aan de Rijksuniversiteit Gent wordt een voorstelling van een toneelstuk van auteur en journalist Bert Verhoye over Cyriel Verschaeve verhinderd door de extreemrechtse groeperingen KVHV, VMO en Were Di. De rijkswacht ontzet het gebouw. De rellen leiden tot de oprichting van het Anti-Fascistisch Front."

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Cyriel Verschaeve (30 April 1874 – 8 November 1949) was a Flemish-nationalist priest and writer who collaborated with the Nazis during the Second World War. He was recognised as the spiritual leader of Flemish nationalism by the ideology's adherents.

Writing

Verschaeve wrote extensively on philosophy, adopting a dramatic, poetic writing style. He was also known as a poet and playwright. As an author he wrote a number of plays dealing with historical and Biblical characters with Judas (1919) and Maria-Magdalena (1930) now widely held to be the best works from a prolific but sketchy output. His major works include:

  • Jacob van Artevelde (1911)
  • Zeesymphonieën (1911)
  • Ferdinand Verbiest (1912)
  • De schoonheid van het evangelie (1913)
  • Passieverhaal (1913)
  • Philips van Artevelde (1913)
  • Nocturnen (1916–1924)
  • Judas (1917)
  • Het mysterie (1920)
  • Uren bewondering voor groote kunstwerken (1920–1922)
  • Maria Magdalena (1928)
  • De Kruisboom (1929)
  • Elijah (1936)
  • Nocturnen (1936)
  • Rubens, Vlaanderens Spectrum (1938)
  • Jezus (1939)
  • Eeuwige gestalten (1944)




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