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Studies in Netherlandic Culture and Literature

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Studies in Netherlandic Culture and Literature, the seventh volume of the Publications of the American Association for Netherlandic Studies, typifies the diversity of research related to "Dutch Studies" currently being conducted by scholars worldwide. The volume's unifying theme of Netherlandic culture and literature incorporates such wide-ranging disciplines as philosophy, political science, art history, film, music, linguistics, and language. Some topics covered include: The Closed World of Frans Coenen; The ...

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Overview

Studies in Netherlandic Culture and Literature, the seventh volume of the Publications of the American Association for Netherlandic Studies, typifies the diversity of research related to "Dutch Studies" currently being conducted by scholars worldwide. The volume's unifying theme of Netherlandic culture and literature incorporates such wide-ranging disciplines as philosophy, political science, art history, film, music, linguistics, and language. Some topics covered include: The Closed World of Frans Coenen; The Pen and Brush of Marga Minco; Monika van Paemel in Search of Her Abused Childhood; Andre Brink's Cycle of Politically Motivated Novels; The Development of Contemporary Dutch Music as Embodied in the World of "Di Vijf"; Codeswitching Behavior of a Dutch-English Bilingual Child. Contributors: Paul Sellin, Ray Wakefield, Augustinus Dierick, Alexander Zweers, Wilfred Jonckheere, Johan Snapper, Basil Kingstone, Edna Deudney, Henriette Louwerse, Luc Bergmans, Michael Mudrow, Ton Broos, Judit Gera, Charlotte Mueller, Theo Janssen, Marie-Therese Claes, Henk Woldring, Jan de Vries, Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, and Bradley Holtman. Co-published with the American Association for Netherlandic Studies.

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Martinus A. Bakker is a Professor in the Dutch Department of Calvin College. Beverly H. Morrison is also of Calvin College.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Alexander Morus Before the Hof van Holland: Some Insight into Seventeenth Century Polemics with John Milton 1
Heinsius and Opitz: Germanic Prosody Revisited 13
The Closed World of Frans Coenen 21
High Society in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Couperus' Eline Vere 35
Two Bosch Paintings and Two Poems: Saint Jerome in the Mirror of Simon Vestdijk's and W. E. G. Louw's Painter Poems 45
Ut Pictura Poesis: The Pen and Brush of Marga Minco 55
Monika van Paemel in Search of Her Abused Childhood 69
Andre Brink's Cycle of Politically Motivated Novels 81
Bridging the Gap: Surinamese Women Writers in Dutch Literature 91
Dutch Significs and Intuitionism and Their Association with Neo-Kantian Philosophy 99
The Metrical Conspiracy: An Analysis of Cliticization in Middle Dutch Epic Poetry 109
Pretzels with Leiden Butter and French Wine: Weyerman Describes the Lives of Painters 139
Bela Balazs and Menno ter Braak 147
The Development of Contemporary Dutch Music As Embodied in the Works of "De Vijf" 157
Politeness in Direct and Indirect Forms of Address in Max Havelaar: a Sociolinguistic Evolution 165
Meaning Overlap and Cross Cultural Misunderstanding 195
The Identity of a Culture and Its Language: A Philosophical and Moral Approach 203
The Language of the Indo-Dutch 213
Thuis Nederlands spreken! Codeswitching Behavior of a Dutch-English Bilingual Child 227
Nieuw Amsterdam in New York: Reflections of Dutch Settlement in Present-day Metropolitan Place Names 243
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