In this blog post, Tim prepares for Christmas Eve in his own special way by listening to the Christmas Carol 'O Kerstnacht, schooner dan de dagen', written by Joost van den Vondel in 1637.
Last week, Rick Honings, Olga van Marion and Tim Vergeer presented their new book on dead children in Dutch Literature. In this post, Tim reflects on writing about a new genre and the particularities of the book presentation.
What do donkeys, Joost van den Vondel and Gerard van het Reve have in common? A lot it seems! In this blog, Tim Vergeer discusses why Vondel was a Reve avant la lettre, or better yet, why Reve was a second Vondel.