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TitleDutch Studies [electronic resource] : An annual review of the language, literature and life of the Low Countries / edited by P. Brachin, J. Goossens, P. K. King, J. de Rooij
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1974
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-7506-7
Descript XII, 216 p. online resource

SUMMARY

The language of some eighteen million people living at the junction of the two great cultures of western Europe, Romance and Germanic, is now taught by some 262 teachers at I43 universities outside the Netherlands, ineluding Finland, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Czechoยญ slovakia, Portugal, Japan, Malaysia and South Korea. These teachers obviously need to keep in regular and elose touch with the two countries whose culturallife forms the subject of their courses. Yet the first international congress of Dutch teachers abroad did not take place until the early sixties, since when the Colloquium Neerlandicum has become a triennial event, meeting alternately in the Netherlands and Belgium, in The Hague (I96I and I967), Brussels (I964) Ghent (I970) with the fifth Colloquium planned for Leiden in I973. Financial support from the Dutch and Belgian governments enables the majority of European colleagues, and a number of those from other continents, to attend a conference lasting for four or five days and ineluding discussions of the problems involved in teaching Dutch abroad and papers on various aspects of current Dutch studies of interest to those who are working in a certain degree of isolation abroad. At the first Colloquium a Working Committee of Professors and Lecturers in Dutch studies at Universities abroad was set up


CONTENT

Linguistics -- Germanic Studies in Germany and their Relation to the Study of German and Dutch -- Modern Dutch Grammar as a Science -- Accentual Relationships as viewed and used in Language -- Literature -- A Philological Paternity Test -- The Dutch Theatre in the Renaissance โ{128}{148} A Problem and a Task for the Literary Historian -- The Project on Renaissance Drama in Antwerp -- Studies on Hooft, 1947โ{128}{147}1972 -- Blue Skiff of the Soul. The Significance of the Color Blue in Paul van Ostaijenโ{128}{153}s Poetry -- History -- Johan Huizinga (1872โ{128}{147}1945) -- Reviews -- Martien J. G. de Jong (ed.), Literaire Verkenningen -- Gilbert A. R. de Smet (ed.), Heinric van Veldeken. Symposion Gent 23โ{128}{147}24 oktober 1970 -- William Z. Shetter, The Pillars of Society, Six centuries of Civilization in the Netherlands -- General Information -- Source Material for the Study of Dutch Literature. A Bibliographical Survey -- Dutch Studies written in English 1962โ{128}{147}71 -- Publications on Dutch Language and Literature in Languages other than Dutch, 1971 -- The Authors


Linguistics Germanic languages Linguistics Germanic Languages



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