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  • Reformpoetikby Stefanie Stockhorst

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    In historical and cultural studies, the Early Modern Age has developed a profile of its own. The book series Frühe Neuzeit (Early Modern Age) publishes editions, monographs and collected volumes advancing fundamental research in the field. It does not seek to produce wide-ranging overviews, premature syntheses or pretentious constructions... 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$ 91.99

    Die Reihe versammelt Forschung in deutscher und englischer Sprache, die die Trias aus Kultur, Text und Medium in ihrer wechselseitigen Bezogenheit zum Gegenstand der Untersuchung macht. Prozesse des Mitteilens und der Vermittlung entfalten sich stets in kulturellen Zusammenhängen, auf die sie auch zurückwirken. In der Reihe werden Kommunikationskulturen... more...

  • Nibelungische Intertextualitätby Gunda Lange

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 114.99

    The series in German medieval studies includes central topics of current research debates in medieval studies and provides a place for groundbreaking research in the subject literature. The series is intended to give international and young researchers/research teams the possibility to effectively present innovative surveys and discussions... more...

  • A Literary History of the Low Countriesby Theo Hermans

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2009; US$ 21.49

    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...

  • Wissen in Literatur im 19. Jahrhundertby Lutz Danneberg; Friedrich Vollhardt; Hartmut Böhme; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 196.00

    Mit dem Leitthema »Wissen in Literatur« sind nicht die durch Literatur vermittelten und bewahrten Kommunikationen über kulturelle Gegebenheiten und Normen gemeint, die das Alltagshandeln anleiten oder dieses Verhalten reflektieren; gemeint ist vielmehr das in den Einzelwissenschaften seit dem 17. Jahrhundert produzierte (oder dort abgewiesene)... more...