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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • Narrativische Perspektiven in Wolframs »Willehalm«by Christopher Young

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 133.00

    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 three-dimensional... more...

  • König Artus - Iwein - Der Löweby Herta Zutt

    De Gruyter 1979; US$ 133.00

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

  • Mythos als Wissensformby Bent Gebert

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Konrad von Würzburg?s ?Trojan War? pioneered a new pathway for vernacular mythography at the end of the 13th 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 that is... more...

  • Salman und Morolfby Alfred Karnein

    De Gruyter 1979; US$ 126.00

    Salman Und Morolf (Altdeutsche Textbibliothek). more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 699.00

    In comparison to the previous 14th edition, the 15th edition of this compendium of medievalpoetry by Walther von der Vogelweide shows a number of innovations. The sources have been newly examined, and critical textual decisions revisited. In cases of major variation a number of songs have been made available in multiple versions for the first time,... more...

  • Good Girls, Good Germansby Jennifer Drake Askey

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 85.00

    The age of nationalism in nineteenth-century Germany generally conjures up images of military leaders, welding together a nation through war and domestic social policy.'Good Girls, Good Germans' looks at how girls and young women became "national" during this period on a domestic and emotional level. Chapters in this book examine... 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...

  • Lanzeletby Ulrich von Zatzikhoven; Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 629.00

    Der Lanzelet ist ein rätselhaftes Stück Artusliteratur. Entstanden bald nach 1194, ist er der zweite deutsche Artusroman. Seine verlorene französische Vorlage könnte Teil einer ?alten?, kaum greifbaren Artustradition gewesen sein, sodass der Lanzelet ein Schlüsseltext für die Frühgeschichte des Artusromans ist. Doch auch seine faszinierende literarische... more...

  • The Mask and the Quillby Mary Helen Dupree

    Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • "Vati blieb im Krieg"by Lu Seegers

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 46.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg hatte allein in Deutschland ein Viertel aller Kinder den Vater verloren, weil er nachweislich an der Front gefallen war oder als vermisst galt. Doch erst seit wenigen Jahren wird das Thema in einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit im Kontext der Debatte um die "Generation der Kriegskinder" diskutiert. Dabei sind... more...