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  • Dichtungen der letzten Wanderjahre 1721-1723by Reiner Bölhoff

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    This volume presents 196 poems, letters, and drafts dating from the final 21 months of Günther’s life. During this time, Günther wrote new derisive verses, panegyrics, and wedding verses; spiritual poems for a devotional setting; and his well-known self-justification letter to his father. Despite illness and exhaustion, Günther was able... more...

  • Antikenkonfigurationen in der deutschsprachigen Lyrik nach 1990by Aniela Knoblich

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Homer, Sappho, Horaz, Catull und viele andere antike Autoren werden in der deutschsprachigen Lyrik seit den 1990er Jahren neu entdeckt, ‚recycelt‘  und weitergeschrieben. An vier besonders profilierten Lyrikern - eine davon eine Lyrikerin: Durs Grünbein, Thomas Kling, Barbara Köhler und Raoul Schrott - zeigt Aniela Knoblich, wie Literatur... more...

  • De fiere nachtegaalby Louis Peter Grijp; Frank Willaert

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 51.75

    Covers the various facets of Dutch medieval music until the year 1600 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00

    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... more...

  • Nibelungische Intertextualitätby Gunda Lange

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Die Arbeit untersucht die unterschiedlichen Perspektiven der Generationen-Thematik anhand von vier Texten der spätmittelalterlichen Heldenepik („Kudrun“, „Großer Rosengarten“, „Biterolf und Dietleib“, „Hürnen Seyfrid“), deren gemeinsamer Referenzrahmen das „Nibelungenlied“ unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Figur Kriemhilds ist. Vor... more...

  • A Literary History of the Low Countriesby Theo Hermans

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2009; US$ 24.99

    What was the written culture behind visual artists like Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Rubens? What made the historical novel in nineteenth-century Flanders so different from its counterpart in Holland? Whatwas the literary impact of the huge colonial empires run by the Netherlands and Belgium? What role did Latin, French, and Frisian play in the literary... more...

  • Komische Lyrik – Lyrische Komikby Hans-Georg Kemper

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    In der ernsten Gattung Lyrik gelten komische Gedichte als ‚lachhaft' und minderwertig. Dieses Buch möchte die Beziehung zwischen Ernst und Komik in der Lyrik neu bestimmen. Es zeigt zunächst, daß die Gattung sich über ihre formale Verdichtung definiert. Komik resultiert dann aus den Verformungen solcher Verdichtung. Damit eröffnet sich ... more...

  • A Family Occupationby Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 34.00

    First English-language introduction to a strangely popular theme in contemporary Dutch literature. more...

  • Humour in Dutch Culture of the Golden Ageby Dr Rudolf Dekker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 168.00

    The humorous side of Dutch culture of the seventeenth century is obscured by a change that took place around 1670. Religious treatises and books of manners warning against laughter contributed to a new image, that of the humourless, Calvinist Dutch. Mainly based on a manuscript with some two thousand jokes, the lost laughter of the Golden Age is reconstructed... more...