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Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)

Maeterlinck, Maurice (mät’er-lingk). A noted Belgian poet and essayist; born at Ghent, Aug. 29, 1862; died in 1949. His first volume of verse, ‘Hot-House Blooms’ (1889) was followed by the plays: ‘The Princess Maleine’ (1889); ‘The Intruder’ (1890); ‘The Blind’ (1890); ‘Pelléas and Mélisande’ (1892); ‘Three Plays for Marionettes’ (1894); ‘Aglavaine and Selysette’ (1896); ‘Monna Vanna’ (1902); ‘Joyzelle’ (1903); ‘The Blue Bird’ (1908). Meanwhile, he became widely known through his essays: ‘The Treasure of the Humble’ (1896); ‘Wisdom and Destiny’ (1902); ‘The Intelligence of the Flowers’ (1907); ‘The Life of the Bee’ (1911). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).