Annual Bibliography Of The History Of The Printed Book And Libraries

Author: Dept. of Special Collections of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402016868
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The Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries aims at recording articles of scholarly value which relate to the history of the printed book, to the history of arts, crafts, techniques and equipment, and of the economic social and cultural environment, involved in its production, distribution, conservation and description.

New Perspectives In Book History

Author: Dr. H. van den Braber
Publisher: Uitgeversmaatschappij Walburg Pers
ISBN: 9057304317
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New Perspectives in Book History verschijnt ter gelegenheid van het 14de SHARP congres dat in juli 2006 in Leiden en Den Haag plaatsvindt. De Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP) is een internationale organisatie met wereldwijd zo’n 1200 leden. Het boek bevat 13 artikelen van zowel jonge als gevestigde boekhistorici uit Nederland en België. De onderwerpen lopen uiteen van de Leuvense Universiteit in de vroegmoderne tijd, 17de-eeuwse marskramers en 20ste-eeuwse uitgeverijen tot de toepassing van modellen uit de bedrijfsgeschiedenis of uit de netwerkanalyse in het moderne boekhistorische onderzoek. In het boek is aandacht voor nieuwe ontdekkingen zoals boekenloterijen en voor de internationale positie van Nederland in het boekenvak. Tezamen vormen deze artikelen een staalkaart van het moderne boekhistorische onderzoek in de Lage Landen.

Encyclopedia Of Literary Translation Into English A L

Author: O. Classe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781884964367
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Includes articles about translations of the works of specific authors and also more general topics pertaining to literary translation.

Dutch And Flemish Literature As World Literature

Author: Theo D'haen
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501340131
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The recent return of 'world literature' to the centre of literary studies has entailed an increased attention to non-European literatures, but in turn has also further marginalized Europe's smaller literatures. Dutch and Flemish Literature as World Literature shows how Dutch-language literature, from its very beginnings in the Middle Ages to the present, has not only always taken its cue from the 'major' literary traditions of Europe and beyond, but has also actively contributed to and influenced these traditions. The contributors to this book focus on key works and authors, providing a concise, yet highly readable, history of Dutch-language literature and demonstrating how this literature is anchored in world literature.

Troubled Pleasures

Author: E. M. Beekman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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This is the first comprehensive examination of Dutch colonial literature in English. From the journals and travelogues produced by the early mariners, to the fictional recollections of repatriated colonials after the Second World War, E. M. Beekman's unique survey of Dutch colonial literature places literary figures within specific epochs, provides biographical portraits, and examines works in relation not only to their own genres but also to the literatures and cultures beyond their colonial borders. Written by the leading authority in the field, the study is enhanced by a consideration of the general political history of European expansion and of the Dutch East Indies.

Beauty And The Beast

Author: P. Th. M. G. Liebregts
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789051839029
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1994 marked the centenary of the deaths of Walter Pater, Christina Rossetti and Robert Louis Stevenson, andBeauty and the Beast is largely devoted to an exploration of aspects of their lives and their writings, and the role they played in the development of British literature. Both individually and as a group, these writers offer interesting opportunities to investigate a distinctive ambivalence in the literature of the last three decades of the nineteenth century. Thus we may observe how Pater as the founder of Aestheticism in British literature addressed the Victorian dilemma how to live inMarius the Epicurean; how Rossetti's poetry expresses both spiritual and erotic tendencies, while Stevenson'sThe Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is perhaps the epitome of the fin-de-siècle tension between good and evil, beauty and beast. Yet the scope of this book also includes an examination of the relationships between these three authors and their contemporaries, and of their setting, on the British Isles as well as on the Continent. Thus George Moore makes his appearance, next to Anton Chekhov, Arthur Schnitzler, Oscar Wilde, Alain Fournier and Louis Couperus. The various discussions of these French, German, Russian, Italian, Irish and Dutch connections in this book reflect the international setting of the European fin-de-siècle as a background against which the theme of Beauty and the Beast is discussed.Contributors are: Wim Tigges, C.C. Barfoot, Jan Marsh, Valeria Tinkler-Villani, Amanda Gilroy, Peter van de Kamp, Billie Andrew Inman, Laurel Brake, Peter Costello, Ans Kabel, Douglas S. Mack, Tim Youngs, Neil Cornwell, Sjef Houppermans, Jacques B.H. Alblas, John Stokes, Susan de Sola Rodstein.

Psyche

Author: Louis Couperus
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1908968575
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Psyche is a modern, adult fairy tale, drenched in powerful imagery, and one of the most fascinating works to come from the pen of Louis Couperus, the Dutch Oscar Wilde and among the greatest writers ever to be born in The Netherlands.

The Hidden Force

Author: Louis Couperus
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1908968222
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Set in Java at the height of Dutch colonial rule in the East Indies, Couperus’s evocative and sensual narrative depicts the clash between Western rationalism, represented by the district commissioner Otto van Oudijck, and ancient indigenous mystical traditions upheld by the local native prince, Sunario. The behaviour of Van Oudijck’s promiscuous wife Léonie proves to be his Achilles heel, and his seemingly impregnable authority disintegrates.