Stepbrothers : southern Dutch literature and nation-building under Willem I, 1814-1834 /

"In Stepbrothers Janneke Weijermars offers a history of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815-1830) -- today comprising Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg, from a literary perspective."--Provided by publisher.

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Main Author: Weijermars, Janneke, 1977- (Author)
Other Authors: Mitchell-Schuitevoerder, Rosemary, (Translator)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]
Series:National cultivation of culture ; v. 8.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • PART I. 'RELEASED FROM THE FRENCH YOKE, ' 1814-1819. 1. The language and the literature. The language resolution of 1814 ; Criticism of the language resolution ; The language resolution in literature
  • 2. The myth of Waterloo
  • 3. The book publishing industry. Press freedom ; Copyright ; The reprint ; Attempts to collaborate
  • 4. The world of literary societies. In defence of the rhetorical tradition ; Chambers of rhetoric under the flag of Holland ; Antwerp, tot nut der jeugd
  • 5. Aen de Belgen (1818). 'An undefended case' ; United in history and freedom ; Willems' family
  • 6. Epilogue
  • PART II. 'THE DAWN OF FREEDOM, CIVILISATION AND PROSPERITY', 1819-1825. 7. Education and literature. The situation in education ; Main points of education policy ; Appointments ; Prejudices, misfortunes and abuses ; Successes and failures ; The significance of anthologies, handbooks and histories of literature
  • 8. The world of literary societies. The literary societies ; The chambers of rhetoric ; Society for the benefit of all
  • 9. The book publishing industry. Trade in 'Dutch books' ; Attempts to collaborate ; French translations ; The reprint and the association
  • 10. Epilogue
  • PART III. THE PARTING OF MINDS, 1825-1830. 11. Religion and literature. A problematic royal decree ; Willems' 'moderate Catholicism' ; 'A hundred eyes and still blind': The Journal de Argus
  • 12. The world of literary societies. 'Institutions of the devil' ; New societies in Lier and Eeklo
  • 13. Literature. The Belgische Muzen-Almanak (1826-1830) ; the Almanak voor Blijgeestigen (1826-1831) ; De Argus (1825-1826)
  • 14. The book publishing industry. Laurens Janszoon Coster as a divisive element ; Attempts to collaborate
  • 15. Epilogue
  • Epilogue, 1830-1834. 16. The Belgian revolution and literature. The South ; The North ; The Belgian revolution in literature
  • 17. Commentary.