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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • König Artus - Iwein - Der Löweby Herta Zutt

    De Gruyter 1979; US$ 123.50

    K Nig Artus - Iwein - Der L We: Die Bedeutung Des Gesprochenen Wortes in Hartmanns "Iwein". more...

  • Würde im Widerspruchby Saskia Schreuder

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 123.50

    Jewish literature blossomed in Germany during the years 1933 to 1938. It was tolerated by the National Socialists and served German Jews as a means of self-ascertion and frequently also provided guidelines. With reference to narrative literature, the study provides both a general outline and an analysis of individual works, thus delineating... more...

  • Narrativische Perspektiven in Wolframs »Willehalm«by Christopher Young

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 123.50

    This study picks up current debates about perspective and meaning in Wolfram von Eschenbach's »Willehalm«. Adapting Mika Bal's model of narratology, it concentrates on two major complexes - characters and narrator - which it treats as fluid, intersecting entities. The former, uniquely for German narrative genres of the period, emerge as... more...

  • Alpharts Tod. Dietrich und Wenezlanby Elisabeth Lienert; Viola Meyer

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 123.50

    This is the third of the new Bremen editions of heroic epics related to Dietrich von Bern. The texts of ?Alpharts Tod? (late 13th century) and ?Dietrich und Wenezlan? (13th century) are given in a form that reflects the course of their transmission. Modern punctuation has been added. ?Alpharts Tod? centres on the killing of Dietrich's... more...

  • Mythos als Wissensformby Bent Gebert

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.43

    Konrad von Würzburg?s ?Trojan War? pioneered a new pathway for vernacular mythography at the end of the 13 th century. For the first time, this study systematically explores the poetic processes that effected this epistemic transformation in the narrative of myth. The author develops a model for analyzing the literary production of knowledge... more...

  • Salman und Morolfby Alfred Karnein

    De Gruyter 1979; US$ 44.87

    The Altdeutsche Textbibliothek [ Old German Text Library] is the series of editions of German medieval texts with the richest history. Founded in 1881 by Hermann Paul, it has been edited by leading Germanists ? Georg Beasecke, Hugo Kuhn, Burghart Wachinger. Since 2001, responsibility for the series has rested with Christian Kiening. In... more...

  • Leich, Lieder, Sangsprücheby Walther von der Vogelweide; Horst Brunner; Thomas Bein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.02

    This 15th edition shows a number of innovations. The sources have been newly examined and critical textual decisions revisited. A number of songs have been made available in multiple versions for the first time, thus opening the door to new interpretations. Interpretive aids are a major innovation; they will facilitate access to Walther?s... more...

  • Heinrich Steinhöwels ?Apollonius?by Tina Terrahe

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    Apollonius of Tyre was one of the most popular stories of the German Middle Ages. In a critical Latin and German parallel edition, this volume presents the previously unedited version of Apollonius produced by the humanist Heinrich Steinhöwel, along with information about the text's transmission and genesis. The research section situates... more...

  • Lanzeletby Ulrich von Zatzikhoven; Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 33.64

    Lanzelet is an enigmatic work of Arthurian literature. Written around 1184, it is the second of the German Arthurian romances. Its lost French precursor may have been part of an ?old?, scarcely accessible Arthurian tradition, so Lanzelet is considered central to the early history of the genre. The student edition includes the text... more...

  • Irony and Humorby Leonor Ruiz Gurillo; M. Belén Alvarado Ortega

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This contribution focuses on three major aspects of the recently developed Corpus Interactional Humor (Corinth). First, it describes the socio-cognitive account of meaning, against the background of which the corpus is designed. Language use is basically a dynamic intersubjective process, in which interlocutors coordinate both their production and... more...