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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • ,Vexatio dat intellectum'by Armin Brülhart

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 97.93

    The verse poem The Ring written in around 1410 by Heinrich Wittenwiler is regarded as a highly paradoxical poetical work, because its content combines coarse peasant vulgarity with didactic gravitas. However, this does not by any means exhaust the contradictory nature of the poem. The present study pursues the aim of describing the poem?s... more...

  • The Mask and the Quillby Mary Helen Dupree

    Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 72.99

    In the last three decades of the eighteenth century, a small but significant number of German actresses, including Sophie Albrecht (1757-1840), Marianne Ehrmann (1755-1795) and Elise BYrger (1769-1833), began to publish poetry, autobiography, drama and short fiction under their own names. These 'actress-writers' came of age at a time when the status... more...

  • Wigaloisby Wirnt von Grafenberg; Sabine Seelbach; Ulrich Seelbach

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 32.61

    Der Artusroman Wigalois (um 1210/20) des Wirnt von Grafenberg erzählt vom Gawein-Sohn Wigalois, der bei der Suche nach seinem Vater an den Artushof gelangt und nach zahlreichen Bewährungsproben die Herrschaft im Königreich Korntin antritt. Die überarbeitete Studienausgabe enthält den mittelhochdeutschen Text nach der Ausgabe von Kapteyn... more...

  • Bodies of Painby Scott E. Pincikowski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sophie Discovers Amerikaby Rob McFarland; Michelle Stott James

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Cultural and literary historians investigate the unique literary bridge between German-speaking women and the "New World," examining novels, films, travel literature, poetry, erotica, and photography. more...

  • Die Sangspruchdichtung Rumelants von Sachsenby Peter Kern

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 227.54

    Rumelant von Sachsen gehört zu den interessantesten deutschen lyrischen Dichtern der zweiten Hälfte des 13. Jahrhunderts. Seine Sangspruchdichtung zeichnet sich durch hohe Kunstfertigkeit und thematische Vielfalt aus. In der vorliegenden Ausgabe wird sie (zusammen mit den überlieferten Tonmelodien) in enger Anlehnung an die Jenaer Liederhandschrift... more...

  • Rosengartenby Elisabeth Lienert; Sonja Kerth; Svenja Nierentz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 141.48

    Die Neuausgabe des aventiurehaften Dietrichepos Rosengarten dokumentiert die ausgeprägte Textvarianz der Heldendichtung. Ediert sind die drei Fassungen der Version A, die Fassungen D und P der Version DP, die Mischversion C sowie die Bruchstücke einer Version F und das Fragment des ?Niederdeutschen Rosengarten?, ergänzt durch Erläuterungen... more...

  • Der Wundererby Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 65.27

    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...

  • Lanzeletby Ulrich von Zatzikhoven; Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 601.00

    This edition of Ulrich von Zatzikhofen?s Lanzelet fulfils a long-felt need in German Medieval Studies. In addition to the Middle High German text, it provides a modern German translation and exact transcriptions of the manuscript. The edition is completed with a research report, a textual commentary, a complete research bibliography, and... more...

  • Empathie, Mitleid, Sympathieby Verena Barthel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 174.14

    Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm is one of the most-discussed German poetic texts from the High Middle Ages. To date, researchers have been unable to agree how to read this text - as a plea for the ideology of the Crusades, for tolerance or even for humanity. The present study seeks new answers to these important questions by evaluating... more...