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A literary history of the Low Countries

A literary history of the Low Countries

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Published by Camden House in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dutch literature -- History and criticism,
  • Flemish literature -- History and criticism,
  • Benelux countries -- Literatures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Theo Hermans.
    ContributionsHermans, Theo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT5061 .L57 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23203175M
    ISBN 101571132937
    ISBN 109781571132932
    LC Control Number2009014516

    Narratives of Low Countries History and Culture this book seeks to demonstrate the importance of the past by investigating the transmission of culture and its transformations. It reflects on the history of historiography and looks critically at the products of the historiographic process, such as Dutch and Afrikaans literary history. This volume was the first to explore as part of an unbroken continuum the critical legacy both of the humanist rediscovery of ancient learning and of its neoclassical reformulation. Focused on what is arguably the most complex phase in the transmission of the Western literary-critical heritage, the book encompasses those issues that helped shape the way European writers thought about.

    Baltic Countries - History: Books. 1 - 20 of results This introductory overview of the Low Countries’ history traces their development since Roman times, providing equal weighting to the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. (A nnual bibliography oj the history oj the printed book and libraries) contains records, selected from. ‘nationalist’ literary histories. This conference aims to bring together a number of telling examples that advocate a transnational perspective for the construction and writing of the literary history (histories?) of the Low Countries in the period We invite scholars of the periods involved to address case.

    Literary Hispanophobia and Hispanophilia in Britain and the Low Countries () Spain has been a fruitful locus for the European imagination for centuries, and it has been most often perceived in black-and-white oppositions -- either as a tyrannical and fanatical force in the early modern period or as an imaginary geography of a. Early Modern Low Countries. likes. EMLC is the Open Access Journal devoted to the history of the Early Modern Low Countries in the broadest sense of the ers:


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A literary history of the Low Countries. [Theo Hermans;] -- 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?.

The Low Countries recounts the fascinating story of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg and places them in the context of world history. It is written by Anthony Bailey, an award-winning journalist and historian who spent many years writing for The New Yorker/5(41).

The history of literature in Dutch begins with a poet who is known to us only from secondary sources, who belonged to both the pagan and Christian cultures, and who sang both psalms and epic verse. That this first-known poet from the Low Countries, Bernlef, was afflicted with blindness endows him.

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Grootes and M.A. Schenkeveld-Van der Dussen --Literature of the. This first literary history of the Netherlands and Flanders in English since the s answers these and many other questions.

Written by a team of Dutch and Flemish subject specialists, it offers a comprehensive and authoritative account of the literature of the Dutch-speaking area from the medieval period up to the present day.

In fact, he might not even be able to figure out whether it is a thriller, literary novel or non-fiction book. A peripheral language There is a foreign curiosity to the Netherlands and Flanders, yet the current events in Washington, Moscow, and Beijing are more important in the eyes of the outside world than those in The Hague or Antwerp.

This first literary history of the Netherlands and Flanders in English since the s answers these and many other questions. Written by a team of Dutch and Flemish subject specialists, it offers a comprehensive and authoritative account of the literature of the Dutch-speaking area from the medieval period up to the present : Boydell & Brewer.

(shelved 2 times as literary-history) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The history of literature is the historical development of writings in prose or poetry that attempt to provide entertainment, enlightenment, or instruction to the reader/listener/observer, as well as the development of the literary techniques used in the communication of these pieces.

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List of Illustrations Preface, Jan Bloemendal, Arjan van Dixhoorn and Elsa Strietman 1. Literary Cultures and Public Opinion in the Early Modern Low Countries, Jan Bloemendal and Arjan van Dixhoorn 2. ‘You serve me well’: Representations of Gossip, Newsmongering and Public Opinion in the Plays of Cornelis Everaert, Samuel Mareel 3.

‘Please Do Not Mind the Crudeness of its Weave. This book sketches the history of Europe's Low Countries, present-day Belgium and the Netherlands. There is more than sufficient reason to put the region's history into a single narrative.

It is true that "the Low Countries" possessed clearly delineated boundaries only afterand that they constituted a single political unit for but short. The history of the Low Countries is complex and interesting. It goes from the Merovings through many centuries of foreign rule to nowadays, when the former Low Countries form a kernel of the European Union.

The book presents important facts and trends in /5(4). Here, from British historian and New Yorker senior writer Anthony Bailey is the dramatic story of the Low Countries - Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg - from the early days of nomads and barbarian invaders to the birth of towns and cities to the rise and decline of world prominence and finally to the dark and tragic days of World War II/5.

Home» Narratives of Low Countries History and Culture. Narratives of Low Countries History and Culture Reframing the Past Edited by Jane Fenoulhet and Lesley Gilbert and series edited by Ulrich Tiedau.

ISBN: such as Dutch and Afrikaans literary history. Literary Cultures And Public Opinion In The Early Modern Low Countries Book History, History, History of the Book, Book History and Cartography In the early modern Low Countries, literary culture functioned on several levels simultaneously: it provided learning, pleasure, and entertainment while also shaping public debate.

Author: Jan Bloemendal, Arjan Van Dixhoorn. History of the Low Countries, history of the Low Countries from prehistoric times to For historical purposes, the name Low Countries is generally understood to include the territory of what are today the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg as well as parts of northern France.

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See more ideas about Book authors, Books and South carolina pins. Brill's studies in intellectual history; v PT This collection of ten essays on literary society in the Low Countries during the Early Modern period examines the effects of a burgeoning literary culture on the formation and communication of public opinion.