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Title Women's writing from the low countries 1880-2010 : an anthology / Jacqueline Bel and Thomas Vaessens (eds.)
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (263 pages) : illustrations
Series Amsterdam anthologies
Amsterdam anthologies.
Contents Contents note continued: A ̀Poet's Poet' / Annie van den Oever -- Anne Frank (1929-1945) -- War and Literature / Jacqueline Bel -- Dirkje Kuik (1929-2008) -- From Man to Woman / Elsbeth Etty -- Renate Rubinstein (1929-1990) -- The Queen of the Column / Jaap Goedegebuure -- Frida Vogels (1930) -- Uncompromising Honesty / Jaap Goedegebuure -- Andreas Burnier (1931-2002) -- Crusade against the Facile / Jaap Goedegebuure -- Judith Herzberg (1934) -- Disruptions of the Everyday / Maaike Meijer -- Helga Ruebsamen (1934) -- Confronting One's Own History / Elsbeth Etty -- Margriet de Moor (1941) -- Composer of a Dangerous Marriage / Fleur Speet -- Charlotte Mutsaers (1942) -- Double Talent in Reverse / Bart Vervaeck -- Neeltje Maria Min (1944) -- Obscure, Tortured Poetry / Maaike Meijer -- Anja Meulenbelt (1945) -- A Political Life Story / Maaike Meijer -- Nelleke Noordervliet (1945) -- Responsible Writing / Odile Heynders -- Monika van Paemel (1945)
Contents note continued: Naima El Bezaz (1974) -- ̀I'm Good at Stories' / Henriette Louwerse
Contents note continued: Success and Scandals / Erica van Boven -- Jacoba van Velde (1903-1985) -- A Limited but Distinctive Literary Voice / Aagje Swinnen -- Anna Blaman (1905-1960) -- Love on the Dissecting Table / Aad Meinderts -- Ida Gerhardt (1905-1997) -- The House Preserved / Mieke Koenen -- M. Vasalis (1909-1998) -- ̀An Order with Room for Chaos' / Maaike Meijer -- Etty Hillesum (1914-1943) -- War, Eroticism and Asceticism / Jacqueline Bel -- Elisabeth Eybers (1915-2007) -- Huge, Indomitable / Ena Jansen -- Maria Rosseels (1916-2005) -- Writing between Faith and Doubt / Aagje Swinnen -- Hella S. Haasse (1918) -- The Marginal Figure as Hero / Jaap Goedegebuure -- Marga Minco (1920) -- The Persecution of the Jews as an Incredible Story / Ernst Bruinsma -- Hanny Michaelis (1922-2007) -- Crushed by a Malevolent God / Maaike Meijer -- Christine D'haen (1923-2009) -- Reading and Living / Dietlinde Willockx -- F.(ten) Harmsen van (der) Beek (1927-2009)
Contents note continued: ̀Woman-Friendly' Writing With a Sharp Pen / Aagje Swinnen -- Mensje van Keulen (1946) -- Everyday Horror / Jaap Goedegebuure -- Doeschka Meijsing (1947) -- Death, Loss, Betrayal / Jaap Goedegebuure -- Astrid Roemer (1947) -- All that Makes Us Happy and Unhappy / Michiel van Kempen -- Anneke Brassinga (1948) -- The Vulnerability of Beauty / Odile Heynders -- Marja Brouwers (1948) -- Ironic, but not Frivolous / Saskia Pieterse -- Carl Friedman (1952) -- The Writer as Fictional Figure / Elsbeth Etty -- Lieve Joris (1953) -- Travelling in Order to Write / Odile Heynders -- Renate Dorrestein (1954) -- Stories Are Hammer Blows / Agnes Andeweg -- Kristien Hemmerechts (1955) -- Commitment with No Illusions / Jaap Goedegebuure -- Connie Palmen (1955) -- Philosopher and Novelist / Saskia Pieterse -- M. Februari (1963) -- ̀Rather Responsible than an Outlaw' / Yra van Dijk -- Desanne van Brederode (1970) -- The Novelist as Public Intellectual / Odile Heynders
Machine generated contents note: Virginie Loveling (1836-1923) -- The Struggle for Life / Liselotte Vandenbussche -- Mina Kruseman (1839-1922) -- A Woman Warrior / Olf Praamstra -- Helene Swarth (1859-1941) -- The Singing, Burning and Bleeding Heart / Erica van Boven -- Cecile Goekoop-de Jong van Beek en Donk (1866-1944) -- ̀The Dutch Uncle Tom's Cabin' / Jacqueline Bel -- Anna de Savornin Lohman (1868-1930) -- Writer, Journalist, Critic / Ernestine van der Wall -- Henriette Roland Holst (1869-1952) -- Symbolism and Visual Art / Jacqueline Bel -- Ina Boudier-Bakker (1875-1966) -- Existential Loneliness / Ge Vaartjes -- Top Naeff (1878-1953) -- Lack of Fulfilment and Irony / Ge Vaartjes -- Carry van Bruggen (1881-1932) -- Modernist Philosopher and Questing Opponent of Dogmatism / Jacqueline Bel -- Maria Dermout (1888-1962) -- ̀Here, There and Everywhere' / Pamela Pattynama -- Alice Nahon (1896-1933) -- ̀I Have Loved Love' / Manu van der Aa -- Madelon Szekely-Lulofs (1899-1958)
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)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Dutch and English
Subject Dutch literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Flemish literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Benelux countries -- Literatures.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Literatures.
Form Electronic book
Author Bel, Jacqueline, 1958-
Vaessens, Thomas.
LC no. 2011401853
ISBN 9048511879 (e-book)
9089641939
9789048511877 (e-book)
9789089641939