Ruud Poortier conducts research into commemorative culture relating to the Dutch poet Hendrik Tollens (1780-1856). Tollens was the most widely read, most popular and most highly praised poet of his era. Poortier examines how Tollens' legacy has been passed on and continues to live on in the Netherlands.
R.W. Poortier, Tollens' Legacy ('Tollens’ Nagalm'): The poetic genius of Hendrik Tollens (1780-1856) in Dutch commemorative culture.
Prof. M.T.C. Mathijsen-Verkooijen
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