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  • 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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  • Poesie und Philologie in der Goethe-Zeitby Matthias Buschmeier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    The book contains studies in the exchange relationship between literary and academic discourse, with an emphasis on the period from approx. 1750 to approx. 1830. The authors dealt with include F. A. Wolf, J. G. Herder, F. Schlegel, Achim v. Arnim, the Brothers Grimm and Goethe. The focal point is the question of how literature reacts to becoming... 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...

  • Alchemie und Poesieby Joachim Telle; Didier Kahn; Wilhelm Kühlmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 266.00

    The studies presented in ?Alchemy and Poetry? constitute an 'alchemical Parnassus' without parallel in the historiography of literature in the German language. This work documents for the first time a subset of early-modern points of intersection between natural history and poetry. Its position as a foundational work is assured by approx.... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Krisen-Dichtungby Hans-Georg Kemper

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    These volumes provide a comprehensive culture-historical survey of all the important German-speaking humanist poets of the 17th century. Each author is given a chapter to himself, comprising references to research, reception, and biography, as well as an overview of sacred and profane poetry, complete with analyses of representative works.... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Liebeslyrikby Hans-Georg Kemper

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    These volumes provide a comprehensive culture-historical survey of all the important German-speaking humanist poets of the 17th century. Each author is given a chapter to himself, comprising references to research, reception, and biography, as well as an overview of sacred and profane poetry, complete with analyses of representative works.... more...

  • Sturm und Drang: Göttinger Hain und Grenzgängerby Hans-Georg Kemper

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 196.00

    The verse of the young Goethe has generally been taken as paradigmatic for the poetry of the Sturm und Drang period. This has led to almost total neglect of the remarkable poetry by Lavater and Herder, Lenz and Stolberg, Karschin and Voss, Schubart's religious verse, and the poetical works of the young Schiller. The present volumes cast... more...

  • Wissen in Literatur im 19. Jahrhundertby Lutz Danneberg; Friedrich Vollhardt; Hartmut Böhme; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 196.00

    The theme of this volume, 'knowledge in literature', refers not to the way in which literature communicates cultural phenomena, events, and norms regulating or reflecting everyday action and behaviour. Instead, it focuses on the 'new knowledge' about nature and the human animal produced (or rejected) in individual branches of science and... more...