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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Duke of Egyptby Margriet De Moor; Paul Vincent

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95

    Young, flame-haired Lucie raises horses on her father's farm. One summer day, she meets a dark, handsome stranger, Joseph, and it is love at first sight. But their union is as improbable as their love is deep. For Joseph is a wanderer, a full-blooded Gypsy, a man for whom all Europe is a stomping ground. Despite their cultural differences, they marry,... more...

  • Raptorsby Toon Tellegen; Judith Wilkinson

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2011; US$ 20.95

    With tragicomic bravado and psychological insight, this collection paints a turbulent portrait of a father and his family, creating a poetic sequence that has the scope of a novel and stretches the sense of what is possible in poetry. Each poem is presented as an improvisation on the theme of the father, forming a picture of a family held hostage... more...

  • Konzepte des Hermetismus in der Literatur der Frühen Neuzeitby Peter-André Alt; Volkhard Wels

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 60.19

    Im Sinne einer Weisheitslehre mit konfessionell übergreifender Tendenz fand das hermetische Denken im frühneuzeitlichen Europa wachsende Resonanz in Dichtung und Philosophie. Der Hermetismus steht dabei in engen Bezügen zum Paracelsismus, zur Alchemie, zum Rosenkreuzertum, zum Neuplatonismus, zur christlichen Kabbala und zur Mystik. Er äußert sich... more...

  • La traduction de la poésie allemande en français dans la première moitié du XIXe siècleby Christine Lombez

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    This study analyses the general significance of translation in the literary life of an epoch, a country and a language, and engages in particular with the status of German lyric poetry in French literature in the first half of the 19th century. In the wider context of a study of the problem of translation, the author enquires into the poetical affinity... more...

  • Nibelungische Intertextualitätby Gunda Lange

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This study explores the very topical subject of intergenerational relationships in four heroic epics ("Kudrun" "The Great Rose Garden", "Biterolf and Dietleib", "Hürnen Seyfrid"), which make reference to the Nibelungenlied [Song of the Nibelungs] written around 1200, in particular to the figure of Kriemhild. The analysis covers aspects of family history... more...