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  • Allerhandt Lustige / Trawrige / vnd nach gelegenheit der Zeit vorgekommene Gedichte (1637)by Christian Brehme; Anthony J. Harper

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 123.50

    Christian Brehme (1613-1667) gilt als ein markanter Vertreter der sog. Leipziger Studenten-Poeten, eines Freundeskreises, der sich in den Jahren nach 1630, also mitten im Dreißigjährigen Krieg, um Paul Fleming sammelte und der frühbarocken Dichtung in Deutschland mit ihrer schäferlich-burschikosen Gesellschaftslyrik wichtige Impulse gab.... more...

  • Historisch-politische Schauspieleby Klaus Reichelt

    De Gruyter 1987; US$ 123.50

    Historisch-Politische Schauspiele: Ratio Status (1668). Die Teutsche Gro -K Nigin Leonilda (1673). more...

  • The Pangborn Defenceby Norm Sibum

    Biblioasis 2012; US$ 14.99

    The Pangborn Defence, a departure from Sibum's previous verse, will be something of a surprise for those who have followed his career. Poems written as letters to personages both real and imagined, there are political undertones to many rarely seen in Sibum's ouevre. But there is still the same attention to detail, the same craftsmanship, humour,... more...

  • Die Braut des Königsby Rabea Kohnen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    Middle High German ?courtship tales? combine a narrative model that recurs in many variations with different versions of the confrontation between Christians and Saracens. The present study analyzes the inter-religious issues exposed in this group of texts from the combined perspectives of narratology and cultural studies, and examines... more...

  • Johannes Bisselius: Deliciae Veris ? Frühlingsfreudenby Lutz Claren; Jost Eickmeyer; Wilhelm Kühlmann; Hermann Wiegand

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 190.89

    In 1638, the Jesuit, poet, preacher, and historian Johannes Bisselius (1601?1682) published the first volume of his seasonal poem Deliciae Veris, ?Pleasures of Spring?. The subtly composed, stylistically unique cycle is presented here for the first time in a modern edition with a German translation and insightful commentary, including... more...

  • The Other Side of Fifty and Rays of Lamentationby Tennu Mbuh

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 18.05

    This collection dissects post-independence Cameroon as a representative postcolonial junction. The history that assists in the writing of the poems is a necessary background to understand the dislocated vision of an erstwhile independent territory. After a patriotic pastime of sweeping every bit of rubbish under the carpet of national unity for over... more...

  • Narration and Heroby Victor Millet; Heike Sahm

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 157.19

    The volume provides an overview of the origins of early medieval aristocratic literature. Although there are regional, linguistic and formal differences, one can observe a number of similarities. Oral literature disseminates a range of themes that are shared by narratives in most parts of the continent. The authors address these similarities... more...

  • Literatur des Mittelaltersby Heinz Sieburg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 24.65

    - Diskussion von Epochengrenzen, Sprachstufen und Literaturbegriff - Hintergründe und Entstehungsbedingungen: Mündlichkeit und Schriftlichkeit, Geistlichkeit und Adel, Autor und Publikum - Paläografie und Textkritik: Handschrift und Edition - Dichtung als Formkunst: Reim und Metrum - Literaturperioden im Überblick: Alt-, Mittel- und Frühneuhochdeutsch... more...

  • Intermediales Erzählen im frühneuzeitlichen illustrierten Romanby Raphael Kuch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27

    Der Colmarer Literat, Meistersänger und Maler Jörg Wickram nutzt die bildliche Dimension seiner frühneuzeitlichen Romane als narratives Gestaltungsfeld. Auf Grundlage einer umfassenden Analyse der narrativen, para- und transtextuellen Struktur der Romane Ritter Galmy (1539), Gabriotto und Reinhart (1551), Knabenspiegel (1554) und... more...

  • Birken-Wälderby Klaus Garber; Christoph Hendel; Hartmut Laufhütte

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 391.00

    This volume presents 430 poems and poem groups written by Sigmund von Birken, typically on commission, for bourgeois patrons and members of the city of Nuremberg?s patrician class. The first subvolume contains the texts; the second subvolume the philological apparatus and commentaries. The book reveals the activity of a ?literary service... more...