Jan van Dorsten, born Piroe, Indonesia, in 1933. Ph.D. from Leiden University. Associate Professor of 16th and 17th century English Literature at Leiden University. († 1985)
Fellow (1 September 1971 – 31 July 1972)
Dutch seventeenth-century poetry and why it is so little known in spite of its formidable reputation. The religious poetry of Hooft and Huygens, and Vondel’s lyrical poetry.