Marita Mathijsen

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Marita Theodora Catharina Mathijsen-Verkooijen (Belfeld, 8 August 1944) is professor of modern Dutch literature at the University of Amsterdam, with her speciality[1] as the literature of the nineteenth century in the Netherlands.

Mathijsen graduated with work on the correspondence between Jacob van Lennep and Gerrit van de Linde (also known as "De schoolmeester" - the schoolmaster). She is also editor in chief of the periodical "De Negentiende Eeuw" (The Nineteenth Century) and has many editions on the nineteenth-century Dutch classics. Apart from that she wrote various books on that period.


  1. "Eredoctoraat UvA bekroning voor Mulisch". De Volkskrant (in Dutch). 6 January 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>