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Reading Huizinga

Author: W Otterspeer
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Johan Huizinga, one of the founders of cultural history, ranks among the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Published in the 1930s, his The Waning of the Middle Ages, Homo Ludens and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Johan Huizinga
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Otterspeer
ISBN: 9789089641809 9089641807 9789048511488 9048511488
OCLC Number: 705558144
Description: 261 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Reading Huizinga - 2[-]Contents - 10[-]Preface - 12[-]Introduction - 14[-]LIFE AND WOR K - 20[-]Life - 22[-]Work - 42[-]READING AND WRITING - 60[-]Reading - 62[-]Writing - 79[-]CONTRAST AND HARMONY - 96[-]Contrast - 98[-]Harmony - 114[-]PASSION AND SYNAESTHES IA - 130[-]Passion - 132[-]Synaesthesia - 149[-]METHOD AND MYSTICISM - 168[-]Method - 170[-]Mysticism - 187[-]EXTRAPOLATON AND METAMORP HOSIS - 204[-]Extrapolation - 206[-]Metamorphosis - 221[-]CODA - 236[-]Historical greatness - 238[-]Select bibli ography - 246[-]notes - 248[-]index of persons - 258
Other Titles: Orde en trouw.
Responsibility: Willem Otterspeer ; translated from the Dutch by Beverley Jackson.
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