42. Van den Akker and Dorleijn, ‘Poëtica en literatuurgeschiedschrijving’, p 511. Van den Akker and Dorleijn go as far as to suggest removing the mimetic and pragmatic coordinates from Abrams’s model, since ‘the addition of these two new poetics gives the model a wrong and unnecessary twist’. Translation by Aukje van Rooden. See also B. Robbins, ‘Culture and Distance: On the Professionalizing of Literary Criticism’, in Secular Vocations: Intellectuals, Professionalism, Culture (New York: Verso, 1993), pp. 70-2.