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Veerle Fraeters

  • Research Expertise:- Middle Dutch literature: mystical texts, women authors, Hadewijch; alchemical texts - Mysticism: vernacular mysticism, 'mystique courtoise', 'beguine authors' Hadewijch, Mechtild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete - Premodern visionary culture and literature - Modern literature and culture: circulation and appropriation of medieval mysticism (esp. Hadewijch and her work) in modern and contemporary literature and culture, both in the Low Countries and internationally - Approaches: hermeneutics, intertextuality, reception and transferstudie
  • Keywords:CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE NETHERLANDS, DUTCH MYSTICAL LITERATURE, Language and literature (incl. information, documentation, library and archive sciences)
  • Disciplines:Language studies, Literary studies, History of religions, churches and theology
  • Research techniques:philology, intertextuality, reception and transfer study
  • Users of research expertise:A wide variety of organisations in the cultural field