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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

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  • A Day with Mr. Julesby Diane Broeckhoven; Liedewij Hawke

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 9.99

    When Alice, an elderly woman, smells the coffee her husband, Jules, has just made, she gets up. This ritual repeats itself every day until one morning she finds him lifeless on the sofa before the coffee is ready. While Jules slowly turns into a statue, Alice reminisces about earlier days, telling him things she hasn't dared express before. 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...

  • Poema / Gedichtby Frauke Berndt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    Between 1730 and 1770 the philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten and the poet Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock described in their writings the characteristic features of literary texts using examples of passages which were striking in a pictorial or descriptive, auditory and/or graphical way. Both drew attention to the ability of sensory signs and images... more...