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  • Good Humor, Bad Tasteby Giselinde Kuipers

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    This is an updated edition of Good Humor, Bad Taste: A Sociology of the Joke , published in 2006. Using a combination of interview materials, survey data, and historical materials, it explores the relationship between humor and gender, age, social class, and national differences in the Netherlands and the United States. This edition includes... more...

  • Reformpoetikby Stefanie Stockhorst

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 238.00

    Galt die barocke Reformpoetik lange als umfassendes Regulierungssystem, zeigen sich im Einzelnen immer wieder eklatante Normierungslücken. Diese wurden in vielen Breichen durch dichtungstheoretische Paratexte aufgefüllt, deren hohen Geltungsgrad im dichtungstheoretischen Diskurs des 17. Jahrhunderts diese Untersuchung systematisch nachweist.... 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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  • Jacob Cats - Verhalen uit de Trou-ringhby Johan Koppenol

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 21.50

    In de Trou-ringh (1637) adviseert en beleert Jacob Cats zijn tijdgenoten in tal van huwelijkskwesties, zoals partnerkeuze, hertrouwen, veelwijverij en leeftijds- en standenverschil tussen geliefden. Hij doet dat aan de hand van talrijke verhalen en anekdotes, die de verteller Cats op z'n best tonen. In de bloemlezing vindt men het paradijselijke... more...

  • Poesie und Philologie in der Goethe-Zeitby Matthias Buschmeier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Die Studien zu F.A Wolf, F. Ast, Herder, F. Schlegel, Arnim, den Grimms und Goethe untersuchen mit Rückgriff auf eine Vielzahl von enzyklopädischen, wissenschaftlichen und vor allem literarischen Texten von der Aufklärung bis zur Hochromantik das gegenseitige Wechselverhältnis von philologischem und literarischem Diskurs um 1800. Im Zentrum... more...

  • Anne Frankby Francine Prose

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    “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...

  • Jacob van Maerlantby F.P. van Oostrom; Ingrid Biesheuvel

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 13.50

    De fascinerende wereld van de Middeleeuwen door de ogen van een veelzijdig schrijver. Bomen die de toekomst voorspellen, babytandjes die harder groeien naarmate de moedermelk warmer is, edelstenen die dronkenschap verdrijven... Wie mocht denken dat we hier te maken hebben met thema's uit een sprookjesboek heeft het mis. Het zijn enkele van de onderwerpen... more...

  • Granida - P.C. Hooftby Lia van Gemert

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 21.75

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