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Trivia. Willem Nijholt had set his mind on playing the part of Theo ever since reading the original novel by Louis Couperus. However, by the time this series went. Couperus, Louis. [(De stille kracht)] Arabic / transl. from Dutch by Raed Naqshbandi. Damascus DarEmar, Fiction, paperback. Original title: De stille kracht. Dutch title: De stille kracht; Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos; Revised and edited, with an Introduction by n (); Now available in a.

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Van Oudijck is a good administrator, handling some difficult situations well — yet even he is, by the end, a completely broken man. Recommendable to those interested in colonialism and culture clash. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. English Choose a language for shopping.

In The Hidden Force the decline and fall of the Dutch resident Van Oudyck is caused by his inability to see further than his own Western rationalism. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: CS1 Dutch-language sources nl Use dmy dates from July Languages Nederlands Edit links. De raden-ajoe 3 episodes, Amsterdam, 4e druk H. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Couperus does occasionally get carried away, and a few of the ideas stray a bit too far, but his rich characterisation and the clever way he goes at presenting colonial degeneracy make The Hidden Force well worthwhile. Yes No Report this.

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The story is set at the end of the nineteenth century and concerns the cultural gap between East and West, that is between the Netherlands and their colony on Java. In this colony has become much more a thing of the past than it was in Teixeira de Mattos’ translation revised and updated by Beekman — who notes: Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole.

Oerip 3 episodes, The Dutch colonists, who nominally rule Java, realize that the island maintains its own natural order by way of a hidden force, goena goenaa term denoting magic as well as depths of eastern cultures that westerners cannot probe.

Jef Westerveld, reviewing for the DVD site DVD Home, found the story poorly paced yet full of tension; he considered the video and audio standard for Dutch TV series of the time, noting that the faded colours were common at the time.

In addition, the library owns numerous translations and studies of Couperus’s works. This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The Literary Museum holds the letters, manuscripts and other documents from the Eekhof collection, while the KB takes care of the books.


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De stille Kracht

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Audible Download Audio Books. And, indeed, The Hidden Force is a story about the futility and cost of colonialism. Indeed, Van Oudijck lives in blissful or willful ignorance of most of what is going on in his household: De Parelduiker12nr. She has an affair with Addy. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Eldersma 3 episodes, Elly Ruimschotel They suffer, they are bored, and while they can get together for a good cause the larger picture is one of growing decay moral and otherwise.

Van Oudijck 3 episodes, Joris Johannes Christiaan Lebeau. Louis Couperus The Hidden Force. And she has an affair with her stepson Theo — at the same time.

Van Oudijck; unfortunately, Doddy cou;erus for him at a very tender age and has pretty much kract any opportunity she might have had such as going to school back in the Netherlands in pining for him.

There’s couperux a ‘hidden force’ at work in the book — or several. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Copyright Office before January 1, Goeree-OverflakkeeNetherlands Een Leven Lang Theater. And it is all quite engagingly written.