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  • Medieval Dutch Literature in its European Contextby Erik Kooper

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 47.00

    A 1994 collection of essays shedding light on medieval Dutch literature set in its socio-historic and cultural context. more...

  • Voor vorst en stadby Samuel Mareel

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 39.50

    Deze publicatie onderzoekt voor het eerst de interactie tussen dergelijke vorstenfeesten en literatuur binnen een breed geografisch en tijdskader. Speciale aandacht gaat uit naar de kamers van retorica, die zich bezighielden met het schrijven en opvoeren van teksten en nauw betrokken waren bij het organiseren van vorstenfeesten. Hun stempel op deze... more...

  • The ‘Air of Liberty’by Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00

    The Caribbean imagination as framed within a Dutch historical setting has deep Portuguese-African roots. The Seven Provinces were the first European power, in the first half of the 17th century, to challenge the Iberian countries directly for a share in the slave trade. This book analyzes the philosophy underlying this transoceanic link, when contacts... more...

  • Dutch Literature in the Age of Rembrandtby Maria A. Schenkeveld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00

    Dutch literature of the 17th century, while not as famous as other elements of the culture of the Dutch Golden Age, deserves independent focus, not only because of its own intrinsic worth, but also because of the evidence of strong social concern that it presents and the light it sheds on other aspects of the Golden Age. Despite this, outside the Netherlands... more...

  • Nomad's Hotelby Cees Nooteboom

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 24.95

    A whimsical, hilarious, heartbreaking tour of the world--a book of immense range and depth, the record of a world-class traveller's many discoveries and insights Since making his first voyage as a sailor -- to earn his passage from his native Holland to South America -- Cees Nooteboom has been captivated by foreign countries and cultures and has... more...

  • Rhetorische Logikby Manfred Beetz

    De Gruyter 1980; US$ 133.00

    Rhetorische Logik: PR Missen Der Deutschen Lyrik Im Bergang Vom 17. Zum 18. Jahrhundert. more...

  • The Last Rightby Marianne Thamm

    Jacana Media 2013; US$ 16.99

    "The Last Right" is the true story of Craig Schonegevel who suffered from the extremely variable condition known as Neurofibromatosis Type 1. In Craig?s case his life was mostly one of operations, pain and suffering and his brave attempts to slay the NF 1 dragon that kept on gnawing at his life and his body. His extraordinary courage in the face of... more...

  • Deutsche Naturlyrikby Ulrich Kittstein

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 45.35

    Naturgedichte von Rang gestalten keine weltfremden idyllischen Träumereien, sondern verraten ein waches Bewusstsein von den gesellschaftlichen Tendenzen ihrer Zeit: Die poetischen Bilder der Beziehung zwischen Mensch und Natur, die Autoren wie Klopstock, Goethe, Hölderlin, Eichendorff, Mörike, George, Brecht, Eich oder Grünbein entwerfen, sind von... more...

  • Licht für andere Augenby Hendrik Rost

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 16.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Hendrik Rost ist ein äußerst wacher und genauer Beobachter. Sein Blick fixiert das ganz Kleine, das Familiäre ebenso wie die großen Zusammenhänge: Geschichte, politische Verwerfungen, Klimawandel. Seine Fähigkeit, beides im Text zusammenzubringen, hart aufeinanderprallen zu lassen oder in eine geradezu zärtliche Balance zu bringen,... more...

  • Karel ende Elegastby Geert Claassens

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 21.75

    Karel de Grote (742-814), de illustere Frankische vorst die in 1165, ruim driehonderd na zijn dood, heilig werd verklaard, is uit vele middeleeuwse verhalen bekend. Hoewel hij altijd de rol van monarch vervult, wordt zijn personage wisselend neergezet. Soms verschijnt Karel als een daadkrachtig strijder en aanvoerder, soms als een twijfelaar en een... more...