Prof. Dr. Theo D'haen

Title prefix: 
Prof. Dr.
First name: 
Theo
Family name: 
D'haen
Country: 
Belgium
Institution: 
K.U.Leuven
Department: 
Literature
Title: 
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Languages: 
Dutch, French, English, Spanish, German
Teaching areas: 

English and American Literature

European Literature

(Post)Modernism

(Post)Colonialism

Research areas: 

(Post)Modernism

(Post)Colonialism

European Literature

Popular Culture

Literary History

Emeritus Professor of English and American Literature, lLeyden University, The Netherlands
Conferences: 

Co-Organizer Word & Image 1987, at Amsterdam Free University, The Netherlands 

Co-Organizer 1991 IASAIL at Leyden, Netherlands

Organizer 1997 ICLA at Leyden, The Netherlands

Organizer 2003 IASA at Leyden, The Netherlands

Publications: 

Books

Authored or Co-Authored

  • 1983a Text to Reader: A Communicative Approach to Fowles, Barth, Cortázar and Boon, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 162 pp + X.
  • 1983b Geschiedenis van de Amerikaanse literatuur, Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers, 366pp, (with Hans Bertens).
  • 1986 Diver’s Kort Verhaal van de engelstalige literatuurgeschiedenis, Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff, 56pp magazine-format, (with A. van Gelderen, T. Heuvelmans, and W. Verhoeven; literature survey for high school), repeatedly reprinted.
  • 1988a Fragments Against Our Ruins: Canons in de Anglistiek, Inaugural Lecture at Leyden University on 20 May 1988, Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers.
  • 1988b Het Postmodernisme in de literatuur, Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers, 196pp, (with Hans Bertens)

·         1991 Windows on English & American literature, Groningen: Wolters- Noordhoff, 204pp, (with Hans Bertens and Anna van Gelderen).

·         2001 Contemporary American Crime Fiction, London: Palgrave (formerly: Macmillan), 233pp, (with Hans Bertens).

Edited or Co-Edited

  • 1986a Linguistics and the Study of Literature, Theo D’haen, ed., Amsterdam: Rodopi. 288p.
  • 1986b Commonwealth Literature, mostly Canadian, eds. Th.L. D’haen and August J. Fry, Amsterdam: VU Press, 1986, 91 pp.
  • 1988a Post-War Literatures in English: A Lexicon of Contemporary Authors, Groningen/Alphen a.d. Rijn: Wolters/Samson, eds. Hans Bertens, Theo D’haen, Joris Duytschaever, and Richard Todd.
  • 1988b Postmodern Studies 1: Postmodern Fiction in Europe and the Americas, eds. Th. D’haen and J.W. Bertens; Amsterdam/Antwerpen: Rodopi/Restant, 208pp.
  • 1989a The Clash of Ireland: Literary Contrasts and Connections, edited by C.C. Barfoot and Theo D’haen, DQR Studies in Literature 4, Amsterdam/Atlanta GA: Rodopi, 281 pp.
  • 1989b Convention and Innovation in Literature, eds. Th.D’haen, R. Gruebel and H. Lethen, Utrecht Publications in General and Comparative Literature 24, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 434 pp.
  • 1990a Something Understood: Studies in Anglo-Dutch Literary Translation, Bart Westerweel and Theo D’haen, eds, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 335 pp.
  • 1990b Verbal/Visual Crossings 1880-1980, Theo D’haen, ed., Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 384 pp.
  • 1990c Herinnering, herkomst, herschrijving: Koloniale en post-koloniale literaturen, Semaian 4, Leiden: Vakgroep Talen en Culturen van Zuid-Oost Azië en Oceanië van de Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, 1990, 207pp.
  • 1990d Postmodern Studies 3: History and Post-War Writing, eds. Theo D’haen and Hans Bertens, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 279pp.
  • 1990e Centennial Hauntings: Pope, Byron and Eliot in the Year 88, eds C.C. Barfoot and Theo D’haen, DQR Studies in Literature 8, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 366pp.
  • 1991 Tropes of Revolution: Writers’ reactions to real and imagined revolutions 1789-1989, eds C.C. Barfoot and Theo D’haen, DQR Studies in Literature 9, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 401pp.
  • 1992 Postmodern Studies 6: Postmodern Fiction in Canada, edited by Theo D’haen and Hans Bertens, Amsterdam: Rodopi/Antwerpen: Restant, 221pp.
  • 1993a Shades of Empire in Colonial and Post-Colonial Literatures, eds. C.C. Barfoot and Theo D’haen, DQR Studies in Literature 11, Amsterdam: Rodopi: 320pp.
  • 1993b Postmodern Fiction 7: British Postmodern Fiction, edited by Theo D’haen and Hans Bertens, Amsterdam: Rodopi/Antwerpen: Restant, 179pp.
  • 1994 Postmodern Studies 8. Liminal Postmodernisms: The Postmodern, The (Post-)Colonial, and the (Post-)Feminist, eds. Theo D’haen and Hans Bertens, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 357pp.
  • 1995a Postmodern Studies 11: Narrative Turns and Minor Genres in Postmodernism, eds. Theo D’haen and Hans Bertens, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 320pp.
  • 1995b The Small Town in America: A Multidisciplinary Revisit, eds. Hans Bertens and Theo D’haen, European Contributions to American Studies XXXII, Amsterdam: VU Press, 246pp.
  • 1995c Troubled Histories, Troubled Fictions: Twentieth-Century Anglo-Irish Prose, eds. Theo D’haen and José Lanters, The Literature of Politics, The Politics of Literature: Proceedings of the Leiden IASAIL Conference, Vol. 4, Amsterdam/Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 174pp.
  • 1995d The Literature of Politics, The Politics of Literature: Proceedings of the Leiden IASAIL Conference, 5 vols, General Editors C.C. Barfoot, Theo D’haen and Tjebbe A. Westendorp, 249pp, 204p, 249pp, 174pp, and 209pp.
  • 1996a Weer-Werk: schrijven en terugschrijven in koloniale en postkoloniale literaturen, Theo D’haen, ed., Semaian 15, Leiden: TCZOAO, 163pp.
  • 1996b Writing Nation, Writing Region in America, Theo D’haen and Hans Bertens, eds, European Contributions to American Studies XXXIII, Amsterdam: VU Press, 1996, 271pp.
  • 1997a Constellation Caliban: Figurations of a Character, Nadia Lie and Theo D’haen, eds, Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 1997, iii+356pp.
  • 1997b ‘Closing the Gap’: American Postmodern Fiction in Germany, Italy, Spain, and The Netherlands, edited by Theo D’haen and Hans Bertens, Postmodern Studies 20, Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 267pp.
  • 1998a De geest van Multatuli: proteststemmen in vroegere Europese koloniën, onder redactie van Theo D’haen en Gerard Termorshuizen, Semaian 17, Leiden: Vakgroep Talen en Culturen van Zuid-Oost Azië en Oceanië, vi + 248pp.
  • 1998b (Un)Writing Empire, edited by Theo D’haen, Cross/Cultures 30, Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 321pp.
  • 1998c Oriental Prospects: Western Literature and the Lure of the East, edited by C.C. Barfoot and Theo D’haen, DQR Studies in Literature 22, Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, vii + 283pp.
  • 1999a Colonizer and Colonized, Theo D’haen and Patricia Krüs, Eds, Proceedings of the XVth ICLA Congress - Leiden 1997, Vol. 2, Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 643pp.
  • 1999b Proceedings of the XVth ICLA Congress, Leiden 1997, Theo D’haen, General Editor (with separate teams of editors for each separate volume), 9 vols., Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi.
  • 2001 Tussen twee werelden: het gevoel van ontheemding in de postkoloniale literatuur,  red. Theo D'haen en Peter Liebregts, Semaian 21, Leiden: Opleiding Talen en Culturen van Zuidoost-Azië en Oceanië, 240pp.
  • 2002 Europa buitengaats: koloniale en postkoloniale literaturen, 2 Vols, onder redactie van Theo D’haen, Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 526 + 452 pp.
  • 2002 Zorro & Co, eds Nadia Lie and Theo D’haen, Nijmegen: Vantilt, 192pp.
  • 2003  Configuring Romanticism, eds. Theo D’haen, Peter Liebregts, and Wim Tigges, assisted by Colin Ewen, Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 306pp.
·         2005 How Far is America From Here? Edited by Theo D’haen, Paul Giles, Djelal Kadir, and Lois Parkinson Zamora,  Textxet Studies in Comparative Literature 47, Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 636pp.

·         2006 Cultural Identity and Postmodern Writing, edited by Theo D’haen and Pieter Vermeulen, Postmodern Studies 39, Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 258pp.

 

Articles: some 150 in English, Dutch, French, and Portuguese