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Autumntide of the Middle Ages

Johan Huizinga

Hardback / gebonden | Engels
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Omschrijving

This new English translation of Huizinga’s Autumntide of the Middle Ages (Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen) celebrates the centenary of a book that still ranks as one of the most perceptive and influential analyses of the late medieval period. Its wide-ranging discussion of fourteenth and fifteenth century France and the Low Countries makes it a classic study of life, culture, and thought in medieval society. The new and now unabridged translation of the original text captures the impact of Huizinga’s deep scholarship and powerful language. The translation is based on the Dutch edition of 1941 – the last edition Huizinga worked on. It features English renderings of the Middle French poems and other contemporary sources, and its colour illustrations include over three hundred paintings and prints, illuminated manuscripts, and miniatures pertinent to Huizinga’s discourse. A complete bibliography of Huizinga’s sources will facilitate further research, while an epilogue addresses the meaning and enduring importance of this classic work. Johan Huizinga (1872-1945), one of the founders of cultural history, ranks among the most influential Dutch thinkers of the twentieth century. He produced a body of writing on subjects that range from medieval art to the mechanization of modern America. The publication of Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen in 1919 brought him international renown, and contributed to the multiple nominations he received later in his career for the Nobel Prize in Literature, a rare accolade for a professor of history. Among his other important works are Erasmus (1924), In the Shadow of Tomorrow (1935) and Homo Ludens (1938). He died in internal exile, two months before the liberation of the Netherlands. Translated by Diane Webb Edited by Graeme Small and Anton van der Lem

De uitbundigheid van de veertiende en vijftiende eeuw herleeft in nieuwe Engelse vertaling van Johan Huizinga’s “Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen”

Eindelijk is er een Engelse vertaling van Huizinga’s boek van wereldfaam

Specificaties
  • Uitgever
    Leiden University Press
  • Vertaler
    Diane Webb
  • Druk
    1
  • Verschenen
    jun. 2020
  • Bladzijden
    616
  • Genre
    Geschiedenis algemeen
  • Afmetingen
    277 x 226 x 45 mm
  • Gewicht
    2383 gram
  • EAN
    9789087283131
  • Bindwijze
    Hardback / gebonden
  • Taal
    Engels

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