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Title Women's writing from the low countries 1880-2010 : an anthology / Jacqueline Bel and Thomas Vaessens (eds.).

Publication Info. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (263 pages) : illustrations.
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series Amsterdam anthologies
Amsterdam anthologies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This first-of-its-kind anthology offers the English-speaking readers a unique chance to become acquainted with the leading Dutch and Flemish women writers since the 1880s. Covering a representative range of public and private genres from poetry, critical essays, travel literature and political commentary to diaries and journals, the fifty-six texts are arranged chronologically and are accompagnied by brief introductions, chronologies, and brief guides to the authors and works. An important contribution to our understanding of modern European literary canon and the long march of feminist history and literature. (Dutch ed.: "Schrijvende vrouwen", 978-90-8964-216-5).
Contents Cover13; -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- The struggle for life Virginie Loveling1836-1923 -- A Woman Warrior Mina Kruseman1839-1922 -- The Singing, Burning and Bleeding Heart H233;l232;ne Swarth1859-1941 -- 8216;The Dutch Uncle Toms Cabin C233;cile Goekoop-de Jong van Beek en Donk 1866-1944 -- Writer, Journalist, Critic Anna de Savornin Lohman 1868-1930 -- Socialism, Symbolism and Visual Art Henriette Roland Holst 1869-1952 -- Existential Loneliness Ina Boudier-Bakker 1875-1966 -- Lack of Fulfilment and Irony Top Naeff 1878-1953 -- Modernist Philosopher and Questing Opponent of Dogmatism Carry van Bruggen 1881-1932 -- 8216;Here, There and Everywhere Maria Dermo251;t 1888-1962 -- 8216;I Have Loved Love Alice Nahon 1896-1933 -- Success and Scandals Madelon Sz233;kely-Lulofs 1899-1958 -- A Limited but Distinctive Literary Voice Jacoba van Velde 1903-1985 -- Love on the Dissecting Table Anna Blaman 1905-1960 -- The House Preserved Ida Gerhardt 1905-1997 -- 8216;An Order with Room for Chaos M. Vasalis 1909-1998 -- War, Eroticism and Asceticism Etty Hillesum 1914-1943 -- 8216;Huge, Indomitable Elisabeth Eybers 1915-2007 -- Writing between Faith and Doubt Maria Rosseels 1916-2005 -- The Marginal Figure as Hero Hella S. Haasse 1918 -- The Persecution of the Jewsas an Incredible Story Marga Minco 1920 -- Crushed by a Malevolent God Hanny Michaelis 1922-2007 -- Reading and Living Christine Dhaen 1923-2009 -- A 8216;Poets Poet F. (ten) Harmsen van (der) Beek 1927-2009 -- War and Literature Anne Frank 1929-1945 -- From Man to Woman Dirkje Kuik 1929-2008 -- Queen of the Column Renate Rubinstein 1929-1990 -- Uncompromising Honesty Frida Vogels 1930 -- Crusade against the Facile Andreas Burnier 1931-2002 -- Disruptions of the Everyday Judith Herzberg 1934 -- Confronting Ones Own History Helga Ruebsamen 1934 -- Composer of a Dangerous Marriage Margriet de Moor 1941 -- Double Talent in Reverse Charlotte Mutsaers 1942 -- Obscure, Tormented Poetry Neeltje Maria Min 1944 -- A Political Life Story Anja Meulenbelt 1945 -- Responsible Writing Nelleke Noordervliet 1945 -- 8216;Woman-Friendly Writing With a Sharp Pen Monika van Paemel 1945 -- Everyday Horror Mensje van Keulen 1946 -- Death, Loss, Betrayal Doeschka Meijsing 1947 -- All that Makes Us Happy and Unhappy Astrid Roemer 1947 -- The Vulnerability of Beauty Anneke Brassinga 1948 -- Ironic, but not Frivolous Marja Brouwers 1948 -- The Writer as Fictional Figure Carl Friedman 1952 -- Travelling in Order to Write Lieve Joris 1953 -- Stories Are Hammer Blows Renate Dorrestein 1954 -- Commitment with No Illusions Kristien Hemmerechts 1955 -- Philosopher and Novelist Connie Palmen 1955 -- 8216;Rather Responsible than an Outlaw M. Februari 1963 -- The Novelist as Public Intellectual D233;sanne van Brederode 1970 -- 8216;Im Good at Stories Naima El Bezaz 1974 -- Illustration Acknowledgements -- Concise List of Works Quoted -- Secondary Bibliography -- Index of Authors.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Language Dutch and English.
Subject Dutch literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Dutch literature -- Women authors.
Dutch literature.
Flemish literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Flemish literature -- Women authors.
Flemish literature.
Benelux countries -- Literatures.
Benelux countries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Bel, Jacqueline, 1958-
Vaessens, Thomas.
Other Form: Print version: Women's writing from the low countries 1880-2010. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press 2010 9789089641939 (OCoLC)669124835
ISBN 9789048511877 (electronic book)
9048511879 (electronic book)