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  • Die Braut des Königsby Rabea Kohnen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    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$ 210.00

    In 1638, the Jesuit, poet, preacher, and historianJohannes 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 an introduction... more...

  • Gattungs-Wissenby Michael Bies; Michael Gamper; Ingrid Kleeberg

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 26.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Literatur konstituiert Wirklichkeit und Wissen wesentlich über die Ausstellung und Thematisierung sprachlicher Formgebung. Auf diese Weise reflektiert sie die Bedingungen der Möglichkeit von Wissen und ist so immer auch, qua formaler Gestaltung, Wissen vom Wissen. Ausgehend von grundlegenden epistemologischen Überlegungen zum Verhältnis... more...

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

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Literatur des Mittelaltersby Heinz Sieburg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 559.00

    - 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...

  • Literatur des Mittelaltersby Heinz Sieburg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 559.00

    - 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$ 140.00

    The Colmar literary figure, Meistersinger, and painter Jörg Wickram employed the pictorial dimension of his early modern romances as a creative backdrop for his narrative. This book engages in a comprehensive analysis of the narrative, para-textual and trans-textual structure of the romances Galmy (1539), Gabriotto und Reinhart (1551),... more...

  • Zwischen Heilsgeschichte und säkularer Jurisprudenzby Oliver Bach

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This study tries to situate Andreas Gryphius?s political tragedies in the context of contemporary theories of law and government. In his dramatic engagement with the raison d?état and natural law, Gryphius expressed his personal views about issues of sovereignty and the right of resistance, which differed from the ideas of his contemporaries... more...

  • Romane Iby Hans-Gert Roloff; Gerd Hermann Susen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 252.00

    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 'skilfully' - i.... more...

  • Agrippina. Epicharisby Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 447.00

    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 the first... more...