Hadewijch

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Author

Hadewijch

Location

Duchy of Brabant, now Belgium (Antwerp)

Dates

d.1248

Biography

Hadewijch was a 13th-century poet and mystic, probably living in the Duchy of Brabant.

Works

Poems in Stanzas (Strophische Gedichten), Poems in Couplets (Mengeldichten), Lijst der volmaakten (list of the perfect ones), 30 prose letters, Visioenenboek (Book of Visions)

Languages

Middle Dutch

Genres

Devotional, Prose letters, Poetry

Editions and Translations

Columba Hart (ed. and translator), preface by Paul Mommaers (1980), Hadewijch: The Complete Works, Paulist Press; Marieke J. E. H. T. van Baest (essay and translations), preface by Edward Schillebeeckx (1998), Poetry of Hadewijch; edited, introduced, and translated [into modern Dutch] by Veerle Fraeters & Frank Willaert (with a reconstruction of the melodies by Louis Peter Grijp and recordings) (2009), Liederen, Historische Uitgeverij

Archival Holdings

Brieven, visioenen, strofische gedichten, mengeldichten (Poems in Stanzas, Letters, and Book of Visions): BHSL.HS.0941, Ghent University Library, Belgium.

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