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  • Medieval German Literatureby Marion Gibbs; Sidney M. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Medieval German Literature provides a comprehensive survey of this Germanic body of work from the eighth century through the early fifteenth century. The authors treat the large body of late-medieval lyric poetry in detail for the first time. more...

  • Romane Iby Hans-Gert Roloff; Gerd Hermann Susen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 211.41

    Volumes 17 to 19 of Christian Weise's Complete Works present what are known as his political novels. The novels are highly significant for the history both of the genre and of society. Weise composed them as symbols of his political philosophy and wrote them for the training of the new caste of bourgeois officials, who had to behave... more...

  • Agrippina. Epicharisby Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 379.57

    This double volume contains two tragedies by Lohenstein that are based on two events from the reign of the emperor Nero: his mother's murder and the conspiracy of Piso. Presented here to modern standards of critical scholarship are the texts of the 1665 first editions from Breslau. 'Agrippina' and 'Epicharis' are annotated at length here for... more...

  • Philipp von Zesenby Maximilian Bergengruen; Dieter Martin

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 116.25

    The volume contains the papers given at a conference held in Basle in Autumn 2006 on the writer Philipp von Zesen (1619-1689). The publication ? the first collected volume devoted to this author for 35 years ? displays the whole breadth of Zesen's work: Apart from his lyric poetry and novels, the papers discuss his linguistic and poetological... more...

  • Innenräume in der Literatur des deutschen Mittelaltersby Burkhard Hasebrink; Hans-Jochen Schiewer; Almut Suerbaum; Annette Volfing

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.12

    The focus on inner space unites two topical areas of cultural anthropology: space as a structural paradigm, and the focal differentiation between the categories of ?inner? and ?outer?. The literature of medieval Germany, in staging such interior space in a variety of ways, poses questions about difference, liminality, and transgression, and... more...

  • Texte zum Sprechen bringenby Christiane Ackermann; Ulrich Barton; Anne Auditor; Susanne Borgards

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 190.26

    This Festschrift on the occasion of Paul Sappler's 70th birthday contains over 30 papers from both younger colleagues and those of long standing. The main emphases in the volume are on Paul Sappler's own areas of interest - courtly lyric, courtly, heroic and minor epics, medieval and early modern drama, text editions and commentaries, lexicography.... more...

  • Wunder, Spott und Prophetieby Ruth Bernuth

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 116.25

    This study is devoted to the hitherto largely disregarded natural fools, who form part of the broad spectrum of fools in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age. Using the farcical novel Histories of Claus Fool , which was widely read in the 16th and 17th centuries, it examines the notion of natural foolishness and its use by the Protestant... more...

  • Todten-Andenken und Himmels-Gedankenby Johann Anselm Steiger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 349.00

    Starting with the lyric poetry, this volume opens the first critical edition of the sacred works of the prominent Nuremberg Baroque poet Sigmund von Birken (1626?1681). A double volume, it provides access to the most extensive collection of Birken's sacred poetry still extant in manuscript. Alongside mourning poems, the collection contains... more...

  • Daphnis, Zeitschrift für Mittlere Deutsche Literatur und Kultur der Frühen Neuzeit (1400-1750), 35:1-2 / 2006by Barbara Becker-Cantarino

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 130.20

    Inhalt Michael BAERMANN: Antonius von Pforr und die Herren von Schoenau: Ein neuaufgefundenes Lebenszeugnis zum Verfasser des 'Buches der Beispiele' Ulli ROTH: Rudimenta Reuchliniana. Faber Stapulensis auf den Spuren des Hebraisten Johannes Reuchlin Sabine KOLOCH, unter Mitarbeit von Frank BOEHLING und Hermann EHMER: Akkumulation von Ansehenskapital.... more...

  • Salomo in Schlesienby Thomas Althaus; Sabine Seelbach

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 154.00

    Friedrich von Logau ist der wichtigste deutschsprachige Epigrammatiker des 17. Jahrhunderts. Auf den Titeln seiner Sammlungen erscheint der Autorname anagrammatisch verschrieben zu Salomon (i.e. Friedrich) von Golaw. Salomon “redete dreitausend Sprüche” (1 Könige 5,12), und Logau legt 1654 sein zu ebensolcher Größe ausgewachsenes... more...