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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bodies of Painby Scott E. Pincikowski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

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

  • "Vati blieb im Krieg"by Lu Seegers

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 45.08

    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...

  • Neuere deutsche Literaturgeschichteby Benedikt Jeßing

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 22.32

    Jeßings bewährter Einführungsband bietet neben der "Erzählung" der Geschichte der deutschen Literatur von der Reformation bis zur Gegenwart eine Reflexion von Literaturgeschichtsschreibung. Den Hauptteil bildet ein genauer und reichhaltig illustrierter Durchgang durch die deutsche Literaturgeschichte seit Luther, der zentrale Texte der deutschen Literaturgeschichte... more...

  • Weibliche Wende-Biografienby Loreen Lesske

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.79

    Ein Vierteljahrhundert nach dem Fall der Mauer sind viele Ostdeutsche noch immer nicht im neuen Deutschland angekommen. Insbesondere Frauen, die die Wende im jungen Erwachsenenalter miterlebt haben, fällt die Selbstverortung im Gesellschaftssystem der Bundesrepublik bis heute oft schwer. Durch ihre DDR-Sozialisation haben viele Schwierigkeiten, ihr... more...

  • Lanzeletby Ulrich von Zatzikhoven; Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 545.00

    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 various indexes. more...

  • Empathie, Mitleid, Sympathieby Verena Barthel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    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 the text... more...

  • Der Ritterspiegelby Johannes Rothe; Christoph Huber; Pamela Kalning

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    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 provides... more...

  • The Nibelungenliedby Cyril Edwards

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    In ancient tales many marvels are told us ... now you may hear such marvels told!'The greatest of the heroic epics to emerge from medieval Germany, the Nibelungenlied is a revenge saga of sweeping dimensions. It tells of the dragon-slayer Sivrit, and the mysterious kingdom of the Nibelungs with its priceless treasure-hoard guarded by dwarves and... more...