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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • Parzival and Titurelby Wolfram von Eschenbach; Cyril Edwards; Richard Barber

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 9.99

    Parzival is the greatest of the medieval Grail romances. It tells of Parzival's growth from youthful folly to knighthood at the court of King Arthur, and of his quest for the Holy Grail. Cyril Edwards's fine translation also includes the fragments of Titurel, an elegiac offshoot of Parzival. more...

  • Der Ritterspiegelby Johannes Rothe; Christoph Huber; Pamela Kalning

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 195.45

    Johannes Rothe's Ritterspiegel [Mirror of Chivalry] with its 4108 verses is the most comprehensive medieval knightly primer in German. In all probability it was written for young nobles in the context of Rothe's work as school head in Eisenach from 1414. Apart from its significance for the history of literature as a didactic poem, the work... more...

  • Die Fassung *T des 'Parzival' Wolframs von Eschenbachby Robert Schöller

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 184.59

    Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival is the most widespread medieval German courtly romance. Despite this, work on the history of the text and transmission of this important work has been sadly neglected. The present monograph attempts to determine the status of the transmission branch *T taking account of the present methodological discussion... more...

  • Wigamurby Nathanael Busch

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    With this publication, a critical edition of 'Wigamur', a 13th -century Arthurian romance is made available to a wider reading public for the first time. The edition provides a linguistically standardised text which has been cleared of obvious errors, and to which is appended a translation into Modern German and a textual commentary. In addition,... more...

  • Die 'Parzival'-Überlieferung am Ausgang des Manuskriptzeitaltersby Gabriel Viehhauser

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 184.59

    The outstanding literary significance of Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival is due in no small part to the fact that this romance from the courtly golden age was still being repeatedly copied at the close of the Middle Ages and was even printed. The monograph examines four manuscripts and early prints from this time of transition in written... more...

  • Women without a Pastby Joanne Sayner

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 109.20

    Who remembers, and how? Debates about the role of memory as history – and of literature as memory – have increasingly come to fascinate those interested in how we look at our pasts as a means for understanding the present. Women without a Past ? brings together for the first time autobiographies written by seven women who experienced Nazism... more...

  • Oswald von Wolkensteinby Ulrich Müller; Margarete Springeth

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 37.96

    Oswald von Wolkenstein (approx. 1376?1445) is one of the most important German-language Lied authors of the Middle Ages. In recent decades he has also become well known outside the academic community. This collective volume represents the current state of knowledge about this author and focuses on different aspects of his work ? not only... more...

  • Parzivalby Wolfram Eschenbach; A. Hatto

    Penguin Books Ltd 1980; US$ 18.32

    Composed in the early thirteenth century, Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival is the re-creation and completion of the story left unfinished by its initiator Chrétien de Troyes. It follows Parzival from his boyhood and career as a knight in the court of King Arthur to his ultimate achievement as King of the Temple of the Grail, which Wolfram describes... more...

  • Wolfram von Eschenbachby Joachim Heinzle

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 368.20

    This handbook compiled by leading experts provides information about the current state of research on Wolfram von Eschenbach and his works (songs, Parzival, Titurel, Willehalm). Considerable attention is also given to the reception in the modern era and the genesis of research on Wolfram. A descriptive index documents the entire transmission... more...

  • Der Ringby Heinrich Wittenwiler; Werner Röcke; Annika Goldenbaum

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 32.53

    Considered one of the most important texts of the Late Middle Ages, Heinrich Wittenwilers Ring (ca. 1410) is a comic, didactic, verse narrative of courtship, violence and war that reflects the crisis of meaning and breeches during the transition from the medieval to the modern era. This new translation is based on the sole manuscript... more...