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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...

  • 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...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 50.07

    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...

  • Lieder von 1848by Heidrun Kämper-Jensen

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 140.00

    Lieder Von 1848: Politische Sprache Einer Literarischen Gattung (Reihe Germanistische Linguistik). more...

  • Literarischer Stilby Elizabeth Andersen; Ricarda Bauschke-Hartung; Silvia Reuvekamp

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The issue of ?style? has thus far played a minor role in the intensive debates regarding the historical poetics of medieval vernacular literature, even though it is such a critical element in the linguistic form of literary self-consciousness. The essays in this volume examine the phenomenology of linguistic form as an intrinsic element... more...

  • Minnesangs Wendeby Hugo Kuhn

    De Gruyter 1967; US$ 140.00

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  • 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...

  • Poema / Gedichtby Frauke Berndt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    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... more...

  • Poesie und Philologie in der Goethe-Zeitby Matthias Buschmeier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    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... more...

  • Raptorsby Toon Tellegen; Judith Wilkinson

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 9.45

    With the economy of proverbs and the psychological insight of a novel, Toon Tellegen's acclaimed sequence Raptors depicts the dynamics of a family held hostage by the mood-swings and histrionics of a father, a figure both comic and terrifying, grotesque and pathetic. Tellegen's mercurial imagination evokes the dark archetypes of European folklore and... more...