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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    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 the... more...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    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. thirty informative... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Liebeslyrikby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    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. Volume IV/1... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Krisen-Dichtungby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    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. Volume IV/1... more...