Eeden, Frederik van
Eeden, Frederik van fr?d?r?k vn ?d?n [key], 1860?1932, Dutch novelist and poet, a practicing physician. He founded a cooperative farm colony (1898). His work is pervaded by deep mysticism; best known is the novel trilogy De kleine Johannes (1885?1906, tr. The Quest, 1907). His dramas include the tragicomedy Ijsbrand (1908, tr. Ysbrand, 1910).
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