Literacy in Everyday Life

Reading and Writing in Early Modern Dutch Diaries

Jeroen Blaak, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Translated by Beverley Jackson

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€113,00
$150.00
ISBN13: 
9789004177406
E-ISBN: 
9789047430841
Publication Date: 
July 2009
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 426 pp., 11 illustrations
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ISSN: 
1873-653X
Volume: 
2

Claudia Ulbrich, Kaspar von Greyerz and Lorenz Heiligensetzer

In Mapping the ‘I’ the contributors, working with egodocuments, offer various historical approaches on early modern concepts of personhood and autobiographical writing practices. The contributions address themes such as the body, food , the economy, group cultures and suicide.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283985
Publication date: 
November 2014

Edited by Hans Renders and Binne de Haan

Theoretical Discussions of Biography: Approaches from History, Microhistory, and Life Writing offers comprehensive overviews by 14 academic scholars of the actual state of the field of Biography Studies, specifically by connecting biography with microhistory, journalism, and Life Writing.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270145
Publication date: 
April 2014

Giovanni Ciappelli

The book deals with both a reconstruction of Tuscan family books’ evolution and persistency, and several aspects of social history: reading and private libraries, domestic devotion, the memory of historical events. Starting with the Renaissance, the investigation broadens to the 17th-18th...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266315
Publication date: 
April 2014

Rudolf Dekker

Starting with the analysis of the diary kept by Constantijn Huygens Jr in the second half of the 17th century, this book sketches a panoramic view of life among Dutch regents and at the court of William and Mary, including an eyewitness account of the Glorious Revolution, and highlighting themes...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250949
Publication date: 
June 2013

Willemijn Ruberg, Utrecht University. Translated by Maria Sherwood-Smith

Describing the epistolary practices of the Dutch elite in the period 1770-1850, this book shows how cultural ideals of sincerity, individuality and naturalness influenced the style and contents of letters and argues for the vital importance of correspondence to the performance of class, gender...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209732
Publication date: 
September 2011

Edited by Arianne Baggerman, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Amsterdam, Rudolf Dekker, Center for the Study of Egodocuments and History, Amsterdam and Michael Mascuch, University of California, Berkeley

This book gives answers to questions surrounding the rise of autobiographical writing from the sixteenth to the twentieth century by analyzing texts varying from the time of the Spanish Inquisition to post-war Japan.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004195004
Publication date: 
June 2011

Arianne Baggerman, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Amsterdam and Rudolf Dekker, Center for the Study of Egodocuments and History, Amsterdam. Translated by Diane Webb

A diary kept by a boy in the 1790s provides the basis for a panoramic view of the Age of Enlightenment and democratic revolution in Europe, highlighting the emergence of new ideas on education, nature, time, space, religion and politics.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172692
Publication date: 
January 2009

Arianne Baggerman, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Amsterdam and Rudolf Dekker, Center for the Study of Egodocuments and History, Amsterdam. Translated by Diane Webb

A diary kept by a boy in the 1790s provides the basis for a panoramic view of the Age of Enlightenment and democratic revolution in Europe, highlighting the emergence of new ideas on education, nature, time, space, religion and politics.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004273641
Publication date: 
January 2009