Read all poems of Eugene Marais and infos about Eugene Marais. En hoog in die rande, versprei in die brande, is die grassaad aan roere soos winkende hande.  He is among the greatest of the Afrikaner poets and remains one of the most popular, although his output was not large. En blink in die dof-lig en kaal, so wyd as die Heer se genade, lê die velde in sterlig en skade. , Marais was born in Pretoria, the thirteenth and last child of Jan Christiaan Nielen Marais and Catharina Helena Cornelia van Niekerk. are the grass plumes stirring Join today for free! the veld's starlit and fire-scarred sod. van den Heever (1902 – 1957) Toon van den Heever (1894 – 1956) Totius (1877 – 1953) J.R.L. Ons bring vandag hulde aan Eugène Nielen Marais op die dag wat sy verjaarsdag wou wees. Eugène Nielen Marais (9 Januarie 1871 – 29 Maart 1936) was ’n Afrikaanse en Engelse skrywer. You must understand that it was not merely plagiarism of the spirit of a thing, so to speak. Some claim his use of drugs was experimental and influenced by the philosophy of de Quincey.. Read all poems of Eugene Marais and infos about Eugene Marais. new seed-grass is stirring Hello Select your address Books Hello, Sign in. Like the lilt of a lovelorn lass who's been wronged Some of his finest poems deal with the wonders of life and nature, but he also wrote about inexorable death. To the high edge of the lands, Gedigte. Fagan (1889 – 1963) C.M.  An assessment of Marais' status as an Afrikaner hero was published by historian Sandra Swart.. Is daar nog bly gelag? Op die voetpad sy alleen, met die skadu’s om haar heen; op haar kop die kruik gelig in gedienstig’ ewewig. In each grass blade's fold In general good condition. Maeterlinck's other works on entomology include The Life of the Ant (1930). :53 It was common at the time for worthy articles published in Afrikaans to be reproduced in Flemish and Dutch magazines and journals. like the song of a maiden deur Eugène Marais. Although an Afrikaner patriot, Marais was sympathetic to the cultural values of the black tribal peoples of the Transvaal; this is seen in poems such as Die Dans van die Reën (The Dance of the Rain). spreaded in burnt ditches, When the Boer War broke out in 1899, he was put on parole as an enemy alien in London. Afrikaans language. Professor VE d'Assonville wrote about Maeterlinck as "the Nobel Prize winner who had never seen a termite in his whole life and had never put a foot on the soil of Africa, least of all in the Waterberg.".:53. Inside, there is a previous owner signature on the frontispage. Sy Die siel van die mier (1934) en Burgers van die Berge (1938) word vandag nog beskou as baanbrekerswerk – nie noodwendig vir die wetenskaplike waarde daarvan nie, maar vir die poëtiese beskrywing.Burgers van die berge het ontstaan as ‘n reeks artikels in Die Huisgenoot. Waxed paper jacket in fair condition.  The Marais name has retained its original French spelling and pronunciation in South Africa. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eugène Marais se bekende gedig ‘Winternag’. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. like the song of a girl In jou omhelsing eindig al my smart; Blus uit, O Diep Rivier, die vlam van haat; – Die groot verlange wat my nooit verlaat. Hy het na skool by die koerant, Land en Volk, gaan werk, en was op 19-jarige ouderdom reeds die redakteur. His book Die Siel van die Mier (The Soul of the Ant, but usually given in English as the Soul of the White Ant) was plagiarised by Nobel laureate Maurice Maeterlinck, who published La Vie des Termites (translated into English as The Life of Termites or The Life of White Ants), an entomological book, in what has been called "a classic example of academic plagiarism" by University of London's professor of biology, David Bignell.. Eugene N Marais. That said, Marais was a long-term morphine addict and suffered from melancholy, insomnia, depression and feelings of isolation. He was a self-confessed pantheist and claimed that the only time he entered a church was for weddings. O koud is die windjie en skraal. Share it with your friends: Make comments, explore modern poetry. There is a short bibliography at the end of the volume which will no doubt serve the same purpose. He involved himself deeply in local politics. He began taking opiates at an early age and graduated to morphine (then considered to be non-habit forming and safe) very soon thereafter. Eugene Marais Follow. The board cover has wear to the shelving edges and it marked. Waxed paper jacket in fair condition. En vir albei word 1925 ’n goeie jaar. Marais accused Maeterlinck of having used his concept of the "organic unity" of the termitary in his book. Haar maatjies staar haar treurig… Eugene Marais poems, quotations and biography on Eugene Marais poet page. Versamelde Gedigte Hardcover – January 1, 1966 by Eugene N. Marais (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. He clearly desired his readers to infer that he had arrived at certain of my theories (the result of ten years of hard labour in the veld) by his own unaided reason, although he admits that he never saw a termite in his life. Gedigte [Marais, Eugène N ; Preller, Gustav S (introduction)] on Amazon.com. As the leader of the Second Afrikaans Language Movement, Marais preferred to write in Afrikaans, and his work was translated into various languages either late in his life or after his death. 9.2k views +list. Anoniem; Boerneef (1897 – 1967) Ingrid Jonker (1933 – 1965) H.A.  Ardrey said in his introduction to The Soul of the Ape, published in 1969, that 'As a scientist he was unique, supreme in his time, yet a worker in a science unborn.' to frost in the cold! En van ver af wink sy met die een hand; haar armband blink en haar krale skitter; saggies roep sy. Die een wat deur die nag ons pret beloer en laaste lag is Skoppensboer. O tune with grief laden The pages are somewhat tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $45.00 — $45.00: Hardcover, January 1, 1966: $55.00 — $55.00: Hardcover $55.00 (Tebus is one of the principal peaks of the area). During the latter part of the war he joined a German expedition that sought to ship ammunition and medicines to the Boer Commandos via Portuguese East Africa (now Mozambique). of the East-wind refrain, Die een wat deur die nag ons pret beloer en laaste lag En blink in die dof-lig en kaal, so wyd as die Heer se genade, le die velde in sterlig en skade En hoog in die rande, versprei in die brande, is die grassaad aan roere soos winkende hande. Inside, there is a previous owner signature on the frontispage. Marais publiseer sy eerste en enigste digbundel, en help AG Visser om ook sy eerste bundel op die mark te kry – albei bundels met dieselfde, eenvoudige titel: bloot net Gedigte. He is acknowledged as the father of the scientific study of the behaviour of animals, known as Ethology. En blink in die dof-lig en kaal, so wyd as die Heer se genade, lê die velde in sterlig en skade. If you would like to collect this book from the shop in Kalk Bay, please email or phone us to make arrangements. In 1897 — still in his mid-twenties – Marais went to London to read medicine. In some chapters there is not a sentence but would have clamoured for these; and the letterpress would have been swallowed up by vast masses of comment, like one of those dreadful books we hated so much at school. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. spread through burnt bands He has been hailed as an intellectual genius and an Afrikaner hero. Marais het talle bekende Afrikaanse digters soos AG Visser, Eugene Marais, Elisabeth Eybers, ID du Plessis en NP van Wyk Louw om enkeles te noem se gedigte getoonset. And high in the ridges, Cart All. Opperman described him as the first professional Afrikaner poet; Marais believed that craft was as important as inspiration for poetry. and spare. Vinnig langs die paadjie trippel Mabalêl; vrolik klink die liedjie wat die klingelinge van haar enkelringe vergesel. Much later, he blamed accidental addiction while ill with malaria in Mozambique. Eugene Marais - Mabalel. From 1905 Marais studied nature in the Waterberg ('Water mountain'), a wilderness area north of Pretoria, and wrote in his native Afrikaans about the animals he observed. Eugene Marais (Eugène Nielen Marais, 1871-1936): In ’n tyd toe skeptici nog gedink het dat die Afrikaanse taal te “baar en agterlik” is om edel gedagtes te verwoord, sou Eugene Marais se “Winternag” die wind oortuigend uit hul seile ruk. Eugene Marais Follow. Gedigte He did so on the farm Pelindaba, belonging to his friend Gustav Preller. Maeterlinck's own words in The Life of Termites indicate that the possible discovery or accusation of plagiarism worried him: It would have been easy, in regard to every statement, to allow the text to bristle with footnotes and references. Golwend kleur die hemelboog, stadig sterf die laaste lig, en van verre deur die skermmure Jy kan sê wat jy wil oor vernuwing, party gedigte bly maar mooi, al kom dit uit ’n ver verlede en ’n sentimentele geheue – “Mabalêl” van Eugène Marais, Totius se “Repos ailleurs”, “Die strandjutwolf” van Van Wyk Louw, “Klara Majola” en “Sproeireën” van Opperman. Sy Die siel van die mier (1934) en Burgers van die Berge (1938) word vandag nog beskou as baanbrekerswerk – nie noodwendig vir die wetenskaplike waarde daarvan nie, maar vir die poëtiese beskrywing.Burgers van die berge het ontstaan as ‘n reeks artikels in Die Huisgenoot. There is evidence  that Marais' time and research in the Waterberg brought him great peace and joy and provided him with artistic inspiration. :398:53, Supported by a coterie of Afrikaner Nationalist friends, Marais sought justice through the South African press and attempted an international lawsuit. He attended school in Pretoria, Boshof and Paarl, and much of his early education was in English, as were his earliest poems. the veld lies in starlight and gloom to frost in the cold! Eugène Charles Gerard was Marais' only child. Gedigte Versamelde Gedigte book. van den Heever (1902 – 1957) Toon van den Heever (1894 – 1956) Totius (1877 – 1953) J.R.L.  Marais had published his ideas on the termitary in the South African Afrikaans-language press, both in Die Burger in January 1923 and in Huisgenoot, which featured a series of articles on termites under the title "Die Siel van die Mier" (The Soul of the (White) Ant) from 1925 to 1926. ’n Druppel gal is in die soetste wyn; ’n traan is op elk’ vrolik’ snaar, in elke lag ’n sug van pyn, in elke roos ‘n dowwe blaar. Share it with your friends: Make comments, explore modern poetry. Versamelde Gedigte.  He qualified as an advocate. Celliers (1865 – 1940) Eugène N. Marais (1871 – 1936) F.W. bright dewdrop takes hold It is alleged that Maeterlinck had come across Eugene Marais' series of articles, and that it would have been easy for Maeterlinck to translate from Afrikaans to French, since Maeterlinck knew Dutch and had already made several translations from Dutch into French before. Gedigte. He has copied page after page verbally. However, under pressure from his friends, he entered the Inner Temple to study law. He became addicted, and his addiction ruled his affairs and actions to a greater or lesser extent throughout his life. Complete with 58 pages. Maeterlinck's book, with almost identical content, was published in 1926. Eugène Nielen Marais was ’n Afrikaanse en Engelse skrywer. Waar kleintjies speel in tuine Vol van…, Vertaling van die lied van Juanita Perreira O, Diep Rivier, O Donker Stroom, Hoe lank het ek gewag, hoe lank gedroom, Die lem van liefde wroegend in my hart? After leaving school, he worked in Pretoria as a legal clerk and then as a journalist before becoming owner (at the age of twenty) of a newspaper called Land en Volk (Country and (the Afrikaner) People). van Bruggen (1895 – 1948) C. Louis Leipoldt (1880 – 1947) Jan F.E. While the above translation is generally faithful, and is a fine poem in English, it does not quite capture the terse directness of the Afrikaans language, which makes Afrikaans poetry so bittersweet and evocative, striking straight to the heart and soul. When asked why he took drugs, he variously pleaded ill health, insomnia and, later, the death of his young wife as a result of the birth of his only child. van den Heever (1902 – 1957) Toon van den Heever (1894 – 1956) Totius (1877 – 1953) J.R.L. deur Eugène Marais. Die Spinnerak-rokkie 'n gedig deur Eugene Marais 'n Feetjie het vir haar uit spinnerak 'n doek vergaar; 'n rokkie wit as heuningwas, Maar nouliks was dit om haar lyf, toe kom 'n windjie, vlug en styf, en met die uiting van sy sug daar trek ons Feetjie deur die lug! The board cover has wear to the shelving edges and it marked. O treurig die wysie op die ooswind se maat, soos die lied van ‘n meisie in haar liefde verlaat. A bit worn at the spine. Gedigte. Eugène N. 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Die Spinnerak-rokkie 'n gedig deur Eugene Marais 'n Feetjie het vir haar uit spinnerak 'n doek vergaar; 'n rokkie wit as heuningwas, Maar nouliks was dit om haar lyf, toe kom 'n windjie, vlug en styf, en met die uiting van sy sug daar trek ons Feetjie deur die lug! Along with J.H.H. Eugène N. Marais. lie the plains in starlight and shade. Gedigte van Eugène Marais 05 Augustus 2016 06:00 ’n Nuwe uitstalling in die Groen Galery, ’n opelug-galery by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl, vier die nalatenskap van die bekende skrywer, digter, joernalis en natuurnavorser Eugène N. Marais. Internally clean, but pen and pencil annotations can be noticed throughout. En hoog in die rande, versprei in die brande, is die grassaad aan roere soos winkende hande. and promptly pales to frost in the cold! on the east wind's drone, En ook die Eugène Marais-prys van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns vir 1995 ingepalm. like beckoning hands. Read more → Browse all Famous poems > By Eugene Marais . Hy was die skepper van die klassieke Afrikaanse gedig "Winternag", wat allerweë as dié eerste letterkundig betekenisvolle Afrikaanse gedig beskou word. Below follows a translation by Farrell Hope, which may closer reflect the original Afrikaans idiom. and bare, Marais was isolated in some of his beliefs. Eugène Nielen Marais was a South African lawyer, naturalist, poet and writer. In 1936, deprived of morphine for some days, he borrowed a shotgun on the pretext of killing a snake and shot himself in the chest. The dj is intact and entire, with some wear to the edges and marking and tears about the bodies. 3 praat hieroor. Sy vertel die…. Eugène N. Marais (1871–1936), the famous Afrikaans poet, prose writer, journalist, lawyer, expert on animal behaviour and morphinist, spent three years in the Boland, a region in the Western Cape of South Africa, where he completed his schooling. Ek smoor hulle in die sandwoestyn.” Sy sê: “Nooit het ek iets gegee; Ek laat hulle honger, dors en bloei, Hulle worstel deur en sterf gedwee, En min my as ‘n vlam wat skroei.…, Lied van die vioolspeler, Jan Konterdans, uit die Groot Woestyn O die dans van ons Suster! Skoppensboer I 'n Druppel gal is in die soetste wyn; 'n traan is op elk' vrolik' snaar, in elke lag 'n sug van pyn, in elke roos 'n dowwe blaar. Marais and his wife Aletta are buried in the Heroes' Acre, Pretoria.  Moreover, he observed a specific troop of baboons at length, and from these studies there sprang numerous magazine articles and the books My Friends the Baboons and The Soul of the Ape. II Gewis en seker is die woord: die skatte wat ons opvergaar, ondanks die sterkste slot en koord O cold is the slight wind, the grass-seed, astir, is like beckoning hands. Eugène Nielen Marais (/ˈjuːdʒiːn mɑːˈreɪ/; 9 January 1871 – 29 March 1936) was a South African lawyer, naturalist, poet and writer. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Winternag O koud is die windjie en skraal. The following translation of Marais' Winternag" is by J. W. Marchant: O the small wind is frigid and spare Buy Volledige Versamelde Gedigte, Die by Marais, Eugene N. (ISBN: 9781869191221) from Amazon's Book Store. In Afrikaans throughout. AbeBooks.com: Versamelde Gedigte: 56 pages (complete). and bright in the dim light and bare Versamelde Gedigte by Marais, Eugene N and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Die een wat deur die nag ons pret beloer en laaste lag is Skoppensboer. as vast as God's mercy has bade, The boards are in a good condition, except for various minor marks. as vast as the graces of God, Marais het ‘n besondere liefde vir die dierewêreld gehad. For those who are familiar with the dark moods of certain of Marais' poems, there is a black irony here; in Zulu, Pelindaba means 'the end of the business' – although the more common interpretation is 'Place of great gatherings'. This was to prove financially impossible and the case was not pursued. He discovered the Waterberg Cycad, which was named after him (Encephalartos eugene-maraisii). In general good condition. Sal ooit weer skyn van smart, Deur sinsbedrog en ydel wane, ‘n Enkel’ sug roep uit die hart? van Bruggen (1895 – 1948) C. Louis Leipoldt (1880 – 1947) Jan F.E. and it pales quickly An English translation by At de Lange preserves the musicality of the poem quite well:. Gedigte van Eugène Marais 05 Augustus 2016 06:00 ’n Nuwe uitstalling in die Groen Galery, ’n opelug-galery by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl, vier die nalatenskap van die bekende skrywer, digter, joernalis en natuurnavorser Eugène N. Marais. Haar maatjies staar haar treurig… Versamelde Gedigte: Marais, Eugene N: Books - Amazon.ca. like beckoning hands. Despite these misgivings, there is no reference to Eugène Marais in the bibliography. is seen, [B.K.]. Summary: Eugène N. Marais in the Boland. who loved but in vain. Select your … © 2018 Gedigteboom. 1 Eugène Marais vertel in sy Sketse uit die Lewe van Mens en Dier die geval van byna voorbeeldelose selfopoffering van 'n klein Boeredogtertjie, Rachie de Beer, wat haar broertjie se lewe gered het deur hom in 'n miershoopoond met al haar kleertjies toe te maak toe hulle in 'n sneeustorm verdwaal het. in her love made alone. Eugène N. Marais. Eers oor die bergtop loer sy skelm, en haar oge is skaam; en sy lag saggies. Eugene Marais - Skoppensboer. Read more → Browse all Famous poems > By Eugene Marais . However, he was struck down in this tropical area by malaria and, before the supplies could be delivered to the Boers, the war ended. He has been hailed as an intellectual genius and an Afrikaner hero. Skoppensboer is die sentrale figuur in die gelyknamige gedig geskryf deur Eugène Marais: I. Marais married Aletta Beyers, but she died from puerperal fever a year later, eight days after the birth of their son. and fast does it pale Tipped-in frontis illustration. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Note the above version by J. W. Marchant, as well as the third version below by At de Lange, both translate the Afrikaans word in the poem skade (damage) as if it was skadu (shade). Hy was die skepper van die klassieke Afrikaanse gedig "Winternag", wat allerweë as dié eerste letterkundig betekenisvolle Afrikaanse gedig beskou word. – Eugene N Marais $ 9.42. Hy het nie net as skrywer bekendheid verwerf nie, maar ook as joernalis, prokureur en wetenskaplike. Is daar nog trane? Books Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best He was the first person to study the behaviour of wild primates, and his observations continue to be cited in contemporary evolutionary biology. Celliers (1865 – 1940) Eugène N. Marais (1871 – 1936) F.W. AbeBooks.com: Versamelde Gedigte: 56 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. , the book The Soul of Viktor Tronko by David Quammen, published 1987. Sy self het van koue omgekom. a drop of dew gleams bold, on each grass-blade's fold de Waal and G.S. In every grass fold For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Eugène Marais. This 2012 movie directed by Katinka Heyns explores Marais' convalescence from malaria on a farm in the Waterberg. Eugene N Marais. Marais het ‘n besondere liefde vir die dierewêreld gehad. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The dj is intact and entire, with some wear to the edges and marking and tears about the bodies. John Christoffel Kannemeyer, better known as J. C. Kannemeyer (31 March 1939 – 25 December 2011) was an authority on Afrikaans literature and a well-known biographer of Afrikaans writers, and published numerous books on the history of Afrikaans literature.. spread through the scorched sands, The progenitors of the Marais name in the region were Charles and Claude Marais, from the Paris region of France. Join today for free! Anoniem; Boerneef (1897 – 1967) Ingrid Jonker (1933 – 1965) H.A. Bare and bright in dim light Alle regte voorbehou. Select your … van Bruggen (1895 – 1948) C. Louis Leipoldt (1880 – 1947) Jan F.E. as wide as God's merciful boon II Gewis en seker is die woord: die skatte wat ons opvergaar, ondanks die sterkste slot en koord In the Waterberg, Marais also studied the black mamba, spitting cobra and puff adder. Tipped-in frontis illustration. He also refers to Marais' work at length in his book African Genesis. Marais brooded at the time of the scandal: "I wonder whether Maeterlinck blushes when he reads such things [critical acclaim], and whether he gives a thought to the injustice he does to the unknown Boer worker?". En hoog in die rande, versprei in die brande, is die grassaad aan roere soos winkende hande. O cold is the windlet O koud is die windjie en skraal. Gedigte [Marais, Eugène N ; Preller, Gustav S (introduction)] on Amazon.com. And bright in the dim-light O koud is die windjie en skraal. Eugène Marais was 'n rustelose soort mens, en die feit dat hy voortdurend nuwe uitdagings aangepak het, het van hom die skrywersfiguur gemaak van wie ons steeds ' n geromantiseerde beeld het. In the poem Waar Tebes in die stil woestyn, he writes (as translated into English by J. W. Marchant) 'There would I know peace once more, where Tebes in the quiet desert lifts it mighty rockwork on high ...'. and keen. Fagan (1889 – 1963) C.M. This is a common error in translating the poem and misses the point Marais was making: that the British forces had destroyed the Boer farms. Marais' work as a naturalist, although by no means trivial (he was one of the first scientists to practise ethology and was repeatedly acknowledged as such by Robert Ardrey and others), gained less public attention and appreciation than his contributions as a literalist.