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  • Philologie der Poesieby Christoph König

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 93.38

    Literaturwissenschaftler und Dichter stehen einander als Fremde nah. Die Nähe verdankt sich der Literatur, die Fremdheit ergibt sich aus dem unterschiedlichen Verhältnis zur Produktivität. Das Buch widmet sich u. a. Goethe, Friedrich Schlegel, Lönnrot, Hofmannsthal und Szondi. Es analysiert die Gründe der fremden Nähe und skizziert eine... more...

  • Concerning the Atlas of Scotlandby Tom Pow

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.65

    Tom Pow spent six months as writer in residence at the National Library of Scotland Map Library in Edinburgh. He was so inspired by the collection that they hold and by the stories that they tell that he wrote a collection of poetry based on that experience. Published by Polygon but with input from the National Library and illustrated with details... more...

  • Good Humor, Bad Tasteby Giselinde Kuipers

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 43.92

    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$ 186.82

    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... more...

  • A View of the Oceanby Jan De Hartog

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95

    The internationally best-selling novelist, playwright Jan de Hartog, author of The Captain and The Peaceable Kingdom , moves and inspires us with this simple, elegant story of his mother and himself. She was a quiet, unassuming woman married to a giant of a man, a famous Protestant theologian and pastor, simple, bighearted and big-muscled, who... 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


  • 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$ 142.85

    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...