This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
8 April 2013
The recently published volume 'Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde' contains a contribution by Hans Anten (former staff member of the Department of Dutch).
7 January 2013
In this new book, Laura Basu shows how the memory of Ned Kelly was shaped, and investigates its role in the development of an Australian national identity.
29 November 2012
In 'De taalcanon', fifty linguists describe what fascinates them about language, in a profound yet comprehensible manner.
29 November 2012
Six linguists from Utrecht University contributed to the book that covers all important questions about language.
16 October 2012
This volume explores the interactions between literature and screen based media over the past three decades.
15 October 2012
The contributors to this Companion (edited by Prof. Ton Hoenselaars) introduce the distinctive drama of Shakespeare and contemporary playwrights.
5 October 2012
This volume addresses the history and legacy of what is generally seen as the founding avante-garde movement of the twentieth century.
30 August 2012
Jan ten Thije was guest editor of this special issue, together with Jochen Rehbein (Ankara) and Anna Verschik (Tallinn).
14 June 2012
This volume brings together articles on utopia and dystopia in a breadth of discipline.
5 March 2012
This book explores how Scott's work became an all-pervasive point of reference for cultural memory and collective identity in the nineteenth century.
9 February 2012
This volume demonstrates that conversion in early modern Europe cannot be separated from the creative and spiritual ways in which it was given meaning.
4 April 2011
This book explores the dynamics of peaceful coexistence in the Dutch Republic by tracing the literary responses to the role of religious imagery in worship.
19 January 2011
The articles focus on the function of a pamphlet, the pamphlet as a political actor, and the relationship between pamphlets and public opinion.
9 December 2010
Thematically and as a narrative technique, interlace comes to its full development in the intriguing conclusion of the Prose 'Lancelot'.
11 February 2010
All languages of the world provide their speakers with linguistic means to express causal relations in discourse.
19 January 2010
This study in cross-linguistic semantics explores the territory where logic, natural language and typology meet.