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Plisnier, Charles

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1952 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: Belgian
Categories: Authors, Novelists


1896 - Born on December 13th in Ghlin-les-Mons, Belgium. Belgian novelist, short-story writer, poet, and essayist noted for his intense, analytical writing.

         - Plisnier was active in leftist politics in his youth. Although trained as a lawyer, he wrote for several left-wing periodicals until he was ejected from the Communist Party he had helped to found.

1937 - He wrote novel "Faux Passeports".

         - Plisnier's poetry includes: Prière aux mains coupées ("Prayer With Severed Hands"); Fertilité du désert ("Fertility of the Desert"); Odes pour retrouver les hommes ("Odes to Meet Again With Men"); Sacré ("Holy" or "Sacred") and Ave Genitrix ("Hail Mother").

1952 - Died on July 17th in Brussels, Belgium.


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