The course surveys the movements in the literature of the Netherlands from the medieval age to the present. Highlights of Dutch literature are analysed in their historical context
The students will acquire an overview of the devolopement of Dutch literature from the Middle Ages till the 21st century as well as various academic approaches to the study of literature. The students will acquire insight in the texts, its historical context and its place in Dutch literary history.
Consult also the timetable of Dutch Studies
Individual study of one of the texts based on additional readings
Written texts with essay questions 50%
Research paper (2000 words) 50%
Theo Hermans [ed.], A Literary History of the Low Countries, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2009
Subjects and reading list will be available on blackboard
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Prof.dr. O.J. Praamstra, email@example.com
This course is aimed at all international students.