Discord and Consensus in the Low Countries, 1700-2000
Edited by Jane Fenoulhet, Dr Gerdi Quist, and Ulrich Tiedau and series edited by Ulrich Tiedau
Gerdi Quist currently researches language-and-culture teaching and the development of language learning materials from a social semiotic perspective. As well as publishing theoretical articles on the issue, she has also produced self-study materials for Dutch as a Foreign Language.
Jane Fenoulhet is Emerita Professor of Dutch Studies at UCL where she taught and researched across the fields of Dutch literature, translation studies and gender studies. She draws on philosophy to unite these interdisciplinary strands and is currently working on the subjectivity of translators. Her books include Making the Personal Political: Dutch Women Writers 1919-1970 (2007) which has a chapter on Carry van Bruggen, and Nomadic Literature: Cees Nooteboom and his Writing (2013).
Ulrich Tiedau is Associate Professor of Dutch at UCL and an Associate Director of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. In addition, he serves as editor-in-chief of Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies.
Introduction: discord and consensus in the Low
1. Pre-modern Dutch identity and the peace celebrations of 1748
2. Gnawing worms and rolling thunder: the unstable harmony of Dutch eighteenth-century literature
Inger Leemans and Gert-Jan Johannes
3. A twice-told tale of a (dis)united kingdom: Thomas Colley Grattan’s History of the Netherlands (1830, 1833)
Raphaël Ingelbien and Elisabeth Waelkens
4. A conflict in words and images, or a conflict between word and image? An intermedial analysis of graphic novel adaptations of Hendrik Conscience’s The Lion of Flanders (1838)
5. Language controversies in the Gazette van Detroit (1916–1918)
6. ‘Beyond A Bridge Too Far’: the aftermath of the Battle of Arnhem (1944) and its impact on civilian life
7. ‘A sort of wishful dream’: challenging colonial time and ‘Indische’ identities in Hella S. Haasse’s Oeroeg, Sleuteloog and contemporary newspaper reviews
Stefanie van Gemert
8. Reinstating a consensus of blame: the film adaptation of Tessa de Loo’s De tweeling (1993) and Dutch memories of wartime
9. Harmony and discord in planning: a comparative history of post-war welfare policies in a Dutch–German border region
10. Dutch in the EU discourse chain: mimic or maverick?
Format: Open Access PDF
Publication: May 02, 2016
Series: Global Dutch 1