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Title: A Manual of the Dutch Language
Written By: B. W. Downs
H. Latimer Jackson
Description:

First published in 1921, this book was originally intended as an introductory guide to Dutch history, language and literature. Latimer Jackson and Downs use extracts from a wide range of Dutch authors to illustrate prominent literary trends and the development of the language. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of education or Dutch.

Historical sketch; Introduction to language and literature; Grammar; Extracts from Dutch authors: 1. From Gaston van Frankrijk J. J. A. Goeverneur; 2. From Elizabeth Musch J. van Lennup; 3. The Dutch Bible; 4. De Vlaamsche Leeuw H. J. van Peene; 5. From De Kleine Johannes F. van Eeden; 6. From Gescheidenis van het Nederlandsche Volk P. J. Blok; 7. Het Duifie van Anakreon and Aan Maria L. P. Nieuwland; 8. From Max Havelaar E. D. Dekker; 9. From De Werken van Vondel in verband gebraucht met zijn leven J. van Lennep; 10. From Sara Burgerhart E. Wolff and A. Deken; 11. From De Hollandsche Spectator J. Van Effen; 12. From Gebrand Adriaensz. Bredero J. ten Brink; 13. From De Zwaluwen Neér Gestreken L. M. A. Couperus; 14. Het Lied des Storms J. Perk; 15. From In Memoriam. Jacques Perk, and Potgieter W. Kloos; 16. From Het Rijksmuseum E. J. Potgieter; 17. From Het Feest der Gedachtenis H. Roland Holst - van der Schalk; 18. From Camera Obscura N. Beets; Glossary.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Dutch
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781107668270
Prices: U.S. $ 29.99
U.K. £ 19.99