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  • Wissenstransfer und Auctoritas in der frühneuzeitlichen niederländischsprachigen Literaturby Bettina Noak

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.48

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Bettina Noak arbeitet als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Deutsche und Niederländische Philologie der FU Berlin.   Reihe Berliner Mittelalter- und Frühneuzeitforschung - Band 019 more...

  • Philologie der Poesieby Christoph König

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Literary scholars and poets are like intimate strangers. They owe their closeness to literature and their alienation to their different relationship to productivity. This book examines Goethe, Friedrich Schlegel, Lönnrot, Hofmannstahl, and Szondi, among others. It analyzes the reasons for this alienated closeness and describes a tradition... more...

  • Reformpoetikby Stefanie Stockhorst

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    The obvious gaps in standardisation in German baroque poetics are partially filled by poetological prefaces. Despite this, however, taught genre norms remain quite tentative. This absence of binding norms affords an artistic latitude, the significance of which has hitherto been underestimated. The study provides a systematic analysis of the theoretical... more...

  • Het heilige huisby Rosemarie Buikema; Lies Wesseling

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 37.90

    How does the use of ict affect the relationship between government and its citizens? This book analyses the developments of networking information and concludes that in everyday practice an iGovernment has gradually come into existence, overtaking the old paradigm of the eGoverment. The iGoverment, effectively running at full speed on information flows... more...

  • Om beters willeby Anne-Laure van Bruaene

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 51.75

    In the 15th and 16th century a special institute developed in Flanders and Brabant: the chamber of rhetoric. Regular citizens started theater and lyricks, in small closed groups and in public. This study gives an overview of 227 chambers of rhetoric, the more...

  • Wandelen onder de palmenby Bert Paasman

    Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 10.50

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  • Anne Frankby Francine Prose

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?A definitive, deeply moving inquiry into the life of the young, imperiled artist, and a masterful exegesis of Diary of a Young Girl ?Extraordinary testimony to the power of literature and compassion? ? Booklist (starred review) In Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife , Francine Prose, author of Reading Like a Writer , deftly parses the... more...

  • Granida - P.C. Hooftby Lia van Gemert

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 21.75

    Text edition in the Alfa series. (in Dutch) more...

  • Schrijvende vrouwenby Jacqueline Bel; Thomas Vaessens

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 39.50

    Dit boek laat de lezer in zesenvijftig schrijversportretten kennismaken met de breedte en de rijkdom van de Nederlandstalige literatuur sinds 1880. Zoals alle geschiedenissen is ook deze kleine geschiedenis selectief. In dit boek draait het om de vraag wat er gebeurt wanneer we een louter vrouwelijke lijn door de moderne Nederlandse en Vlaamse literatuur... more...

  • Konzepte des Hermetismus in der Literatur der Frühen Neuzeitby Peter-André Alt; Volkhard Wels

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 49.91

    Im Sinne einer Weisheitslehre mit konfessionell übergreifender Tendenz fand das hermetische Denken im frühneuzeitlichen Europa wachsende Resonanz in Dichtung und Philosophie. Der Hermetismus steht dabei in engen Bezügen zum Paracelsismus, zur Alchemie, zum Rosenkreuzertum, zum Neuplatonismus, zur christlichen Kabbala und zur Mystik. Er äußert sich... more...