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  • Scheppen riep hij gaat van Auby H.U. Jessurun d'Oliveira

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Een ‘rommelig schutterstuk’, zo noemde Jessurun d’Oliveira zijn klassiek geworden bundel interviews met enkele van de beste Nederlandstalige romanschrijvers en dichters uit de naoorlogse periode, zoals W.F. Hermans, Lucebert, Harry Mulisch, Jan Wolkers, Hugo Claus, G.K. van het Reve en Leo Vroman. Voor ‘rommelig’ leze men liever veelzijdig, flitsend... more...

  • The ‘Air of Liberty’by Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00

    The Caribbean imagination as framed within a Dutch historical setting has deep Portuguese-African roots. The Seven Provinces were the first European power, in the first half of the 17th century, to challenge the Iberian countries directly for a share in the slave trade. This book analyzes the philosophy underlying this transoceanic link, when contacts... more...

  • Literatuur als noodzaakby G.F.H. Raat

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 52.90

    Over de schrijver Willem Frederik Hermans (1921-1995) en zijn werk zijn al talloze boeken geschreven. Literatuur als noodzaak is echter de eerste studie die de verschillende aspecten van zijn schrijverschap in hun onderlinge samenhang belicht. Aan de hand van zijn verhalende en beschouwende proza laat G.F.H. Raat zien hoe Hermans’ poëtica, thematiek... more...

  • De minotaurus onzer zedenby Myriam Everard; Ulla Jansz

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 33.00

    Minotaurus! ’t Is ’n veelslachtig wezen met ’n muil als een statenbybel, en ’n reusachtige breikous tot achterlyf dat uitloopt in ’n borduurnaald.’ Tegen dit monster, symbool voor de christelijke zeden en gewoonten van zijn tijd, nam Multatuli het hartstochtelijk op. Ten behoeve van vrouwen, want aan De minotaurus onzer zeden werden alleen vrouwen... more...

  • Dutch Literature in the Age of Rembrandtby Maria A. Schenkeveld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 44.95

    Dutch literature of the 17th century, while not as famous as other elements of the culture of the Dutch Golden Age, deserves independent focus, not only because of its own intrinsic worth, but also because of the evidence of strong social concern that it presents and the light it sheds on other aspects of the Golden Age. Despite this, outside the Netherlands... more...

  • The Postcolonial Low Countriesby Elleke Boehmer; Sarah De Mul; Frances Gouda; Theo D’haen; Sarah Bracke; Nadia Fadil; Isabel Hoving; Pamela Pattynama; Louise Viljoen; Liesbeth Minnaard; Henriette Louwerse; Mireille Rosello; Murat Aydemir; Ieme van der Poel

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 94.00

    The Postcolonial Low Countries is the first book to bring together critical and comparative approaches to the emergent field of neerlandophone postcolonial studies. Each one of the contributions puts under pressure the definitive concepts of postcolonial studies in its more conventional anglophone or francophone formation, as well as perceptions... more...

  • De dichter en het Boekby Gerlof Verwey; Johannes W. van Hulst

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 32.00

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  • Das 19. Jahrhundertby Claudia Stockinger

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 31.00

    Realismus ist die "Widerspiegelung alles wirklichen Lebens im Elemente der Kunst", heißt es bei Theodor Fontane. Doch was bedeutet das konkret? Wie funktioniert die poetische Modellierung der Wirklichkeit, welche Rolle spielt dabei die dichterische Einbildungskraft, welche die Tradition der Romantik? Der Epochenband zum 19. Jahrhundert stellt die Literatur... more...

  • Concerning the Atlas of Scotlandby Tom Pow

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.99

    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$ 56.00

    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...