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Literature lives, moves and leaves traces behind, just like the archives which want to save literature from the ravages of time. It is the paradox of literature and creation: all traces are relics of the past, but can just as easily be living organisms.

For sixty years the Archives & Musée de la Littérature has collected valuable documents for the French-speaking part of Belgium and brought them back to life.
Between 4 December 2018 and 3 March 2019 you get a chance to discover the traces which the great French writers of Belgium left behind along the way.

From a puzzle by Paul Willems, a revised poem by Émile Verhaeren or a logogram by Christian Dotremont, as you cast your eye over reproductions of manuscripts, photos, theatre posters and busts you re-experience the history of French-speaking literature in Belgium in the Centre for Fine Arts.