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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • 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...

  • Oswald von Wolkensteinby Ulrich Müller; Margarete Springeth

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 49.00

    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 from a literary,... more...

  • Hans Folz and Print Culture in Late Medieval Germanyby Caroline Huey

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    By integrating the different themes across Folz's oeuvre in all its profusion and variety, Huey offers new insights as to the interaction of these themes and to the character of the poet's work overall. She shows that ultimately Folz is concerned with the circulation of knowledge and power, correct and incorrect behavior, and above all, with... more...

  • Wolfram von Eschenbachby Joachim Heinzle

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 433.00

    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 of Wolfram?s... more...