Literature as Resistance Dutch Clandestine Literature (1940-1945)
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Literature as Resistance Dutch Clandestine Literature (1940-1945)

(Jeroen Dewulf) The Low Countries - 2012, № 20, pp. 84-93

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“Clandestine literature” is a general term for all literature that was published without permission from the German authorities during the occupation in the Second World War. The real importance of this literature lies perhaps in the fact that faith in the written word could be maintained. It was perhaps not as bright as some had hoped, but at a time of total darkness, even the smallest flame sheds a lot of light.

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