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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • 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...

  • George-Jahrbuch (2008/2009)by Ute Oelmann; Wolfgang Braungart

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 48.00

    Commissioned by the Stefan-George-Gesellschaft, Bingen, the Stefan-George-Yearbook has been published biennially since 1996. Inviting open and objective discussion, the yearbook comprises lectures and talks, essays, minor editions and reviews on Stefan George (1868–1933), his work, his circle and the literary reception of his work. It also includes... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    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 about the... more...

  • Wigamurby Nathanael Busch

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    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, the... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    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 media in... 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...

  • The Chronicle of Prussia by Nicolaus von Jeroschinby Mary Fischer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    This is the first English translation of the 'Chronicle of Prussia', which was written by Nicolaus von Jeroschin, in middle German verse, during the period from 1330 to 1341. It is a history of the Teutonic Knights, encompassing the period between the foundation of the order, in 1190, and 1331. It is also an engaging and lively account of warfare... more...