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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • Das Nibelungenlied als Volksbuch: Friedrich Heinrich von der Hagen und der moderne Mythos des ?Nibelungenliedes?by Cristina Nissen

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    Der Begriff ?Nibelungen? ist weitgehend bekannt und nicht nur in akademischen oder anderweitig gelehrten Kreisen, sondern auch unter der breiten Bevölkerungsmasse. Die Vorstellungen, die sich hinter diesem Begriff verbergen, sind oft vage: Nibelungenlied, Nibelungensage, Nibelungenstoff; Termini, die gerne in der allgemeinen Auffassung durcheinander... more...

  • Das poetische Werkby Oswald von Wolkenstein; Wernfried Hofmeister

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 42.00

    This new complete translation of the over 130 songs and poems of Oswald von Wolkenstein (ca. 1377?1445) stays close to the original text and is philologically oriented. It replaces the previous publication in 1989 by the same editor which has been out of print for many years. All of the many bibliographical references have been updated... more...

  • Der 'Wigalois' Wirnts von Grafenbergby Christoph Fasbender

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 35.00

    This is the first introduction in German to the Wigalois by Wirnt von Grafenberg, written around 1200. The introduction is written for the general reader, with a target readership both of students of medieval German literature and of a wider audience of those seeking an initial approach to the text. Each section of the romance is summarized... more...

  • Der Marnerby Eva Willms

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 307.00

    The edition combines the texts by Der Marner, in his time a highly regarded representative of early Sangspruch poetry, translated and exhaustively commentated, with all documents referring to him and all the texts by 14th to 16th century poets - mostly anonymous - who composed new songs using his melodies and his verses with their own additions.... more...

  • Der Wundererby Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    Wunderer is a latecomer among German heroic epics and one of the last representatives of the subspecies known as the Dietrich epic. For the first time, this edition compiles all preserved versions in a form that is close to their tradition: the strophic version of the Dresden Heldenbuch and the Strasbourg edition (in synoptic presentation),... more...

  • Die Sangspruchdichtung Rumelants von Sachsenby Peter Kern

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 280.00

    Rumelant of Saxony is among the most interesting Germany lyrical poets of the second half of the 13th century. His Sangspruchdichtung is distinguished by its great artistic craft and thematic diversity. This edition presents Rumelant's lyrics (and the traditional melodies) in close concordance with the Jena song manuscripts, along with... more...

  • Die ?historische? Dietrichepikby Elisabeth Lienert

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    The so-called ?historical? Dietrich epics, the thirteenth-century Middle High German heroic epics dealing with Dietrich von Bern (Verona), the corresponding saga of the Ostrogoth king Theoderic the Great, tells of Dietrich?s warring conflicts with his uncle Ermanaric to gain the rule of Northern Italy. The monograph elucidates the text... more...

  • Empathie, Sympathie und Narrationby Caroline Lusin

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 38.17

    Die Frage nach der Einfühlung in literarische Figuren ist spätestens seit dem ?ethical turn? in den Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften aktueller denn je. Dieser Band untersucht das Spannungsfeld zwischen emotionalem Engagement, intellektuellem Interesse und ästhetischer Distanz, wie es für literarische Texte charakteristisch ist, unter den Gesichtspunkten... more...

  • Festival and Fiction in Heinrich Wittenwiler's 'Ring'by Rolf R. Mueller

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 158.00

    This volume investigates Heinrich Wittenwiler?s famous poem Ring. Main focus is the relation of the narrative to the traditional topoi of marriage, folly, and play. more...