Publications

From Darwin to Weil - Women as transmitters of ideas. Petra Broomans (ed)

Cultural transmitters, or mediators, play an important role in the transmission and reception of literature. What is a cultural transmitter? What role do women play in the field of cultural transfer and transmission and how active were women in developing the profession of cultural transmitter? Read more...

In the Vanguard of Cultural Transfer - Cultural Transmitters and Authors in Peripheral Literary Fields. Petra Broomans and Marta Ronne (eds) 

The essays in this volume, the second in the series Studies on Cultural Transfer and Transmission (CTaT), focus on cultural transfer from the late nineteenth century until 1950. Emphasis is placed on the institutional conditions for cultural transfer, the social role of cultural transmitters and the function of the literature transferred. Gender aspects of cultural transfer are also studied, as well as the connection between changing national identities and varying defi nitions of national literatures.

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The Invasion of Books in Peripheral Literary Fields.Transmitting Preferences and Images in Media, Networks and Translation. Petra Broomans and Ester Jiresch (eds.)

The Invasion of Books in Peripheral Literary Fields. Transmitting Preferences and Images in Media, Networks

and Translation, focuses on the period between 1950 and the present day. It considers the function and appreciation of the literature transmitted in the media, as well as the role of cultural transmitters, their networks and why in some cases they disappeared from the field of cultural transfer and transmission history. 

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Petra Broomans and Sandra van Voorst (Eds.), Karina Smits (Assistant Ed.), Rethinking Cultural Transfer and Transmission. Reflections and New Perspectives, vol 4 in the series Studies on Cultural Transfer and Transmission (CTaT), Barkhuis Publishing, Groningen, 2012, 169 pp.

Rethinking Cultural Transfer and Transmission. Reflections and New Perspectives formulates new directions within the studies on cultural transfer and transmission, including gender aspects of cultural transfer, the importance of cultural transfer for minority literatures and approaches to writing a cultural transfer and transmission history. The articles collected in this volume demonstrate that the field of cultural transfer and transmission is developing quickly and offers a variety of research possibilities. New aspects are scrutinised and new insights gained from rediscovered material, and although the discussion of the theoretical points of departure and the methods used has only just begun, it is already providing us with interesting results and insights.

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Jeanette den Toonder & Bettina van Hoven (eds.), Re-exploring Canadian Space. Redécouvrir l'espace canadien, Barkhuis Publishing Groningen, 2012, pp. XII, 260boek canada

A variety of productions and representations of Canadian identities are the central theme that runs through this book. The different contributions explore imagined spaces by considering Canadian music, poetry and novels; they engage with political space by addressing various ways in which the people of Canada have made claims to different regions in the distant and recent past; and they address lived spaces, and their actual and symbolic meanings. It is an unusual book as it encompasses the writings by those studying the arts and literature as well as writings by social scientists, and it includes both English and French-speaking scholars. The richness that can be found in this multitude of perspectives and approaches to exploring Canadian space is characteristic of the way in which Canadian Studies is practiced nowadays. It is therefore an appropriate volume to celebrate 20 years of Canadian Studies in the Netherlands.

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Noorse auteurs in Nederlandse vertaling 1741-2012. Een bibliografie.  Raf De Saeger.

Onder redactie van Petra Broomans en Janke Klok, vol 5 in the series Studies on Cultural Transferand transmission (CTaT), Barkhuis Publishing,Groningen, 2013, 309 pp. 

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