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Dutch and Flemish-two literatures or one?

Reinder P. Meijer

Dutch and Flemish-two literatures or one?

by Reinder P. Meijer

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Bedford College, University of London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flemish literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Dutch literature -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT6075 .M4, PT6075 M4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20968913M

    This book is wonderfully descriptive. The author takes you on a journey to see why the Dutch are different, via their history, economy, customs, legalities and demeanour. He explains the differences between the Brits, of which he is one, and the Dutch, one of whom he eventually marries, and the reason why he took this journey/5().   One of the challenges teachers face is the need to edge learners beyond their comfort zones but in doing so, we challenge their thinking and we Author: Sally Law.

    Flemish art and architecture, works of art and structures produced in the region of Europe known for centuries as Flanders. Netherlandish art is another term sometimes used for these works. Art produced in Flanders achieved special eminence c and in the 15th and 17th cent. I think that might be a good comparison. Ethnically speaking, I think the Flemish and the Dutch belong to the German Volk. We(the Dutch and Flemish) share of course a standardized language, but when considering the dialects or regional languages, the Netherlands and Flanders are part of the greater Dutch-German dialectcontinuum.

    New Dutch Books in English. This is an exciting time for Dutch literature with several nominations for highly prestigious British book prizes. Not only the widely-reported Booker International longlisting of Marieke Lucas Rijneveld’s The Evening is Discomfort, translated by Michele Hutchison, but also the first ever inclusion of a translation on the Carnegie Medal longlist for Annet Schaap.   The official answer is 'they are the same language' as they both keep to the rules set for the language Nederlands. The rules are set so that all common use within the official languages in both the Dutch speaking part of Belgium and the Netherlands follow them, but the people often take the different options.


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