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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • Wigaloisby Wirnt von Grafenberg; Sabine Seelbach; Ulrich Seelbach

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 840.00

    Wirnt von Grafenberg's Arthurian romance Wigalois (c. 1210?20) tells the story of Sir Gawain?s son, Wigalois, who comes to Arthur?s castle in quest of his father. After prevailing in multiple trials, he assumes dominion over the Kingdom of Korntin. The revised student edition includes the Middle High German text in the Kapteyn edition (1926), a New... more...

  • Bodies of Painby Scott E. Pincikowski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

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

  • Sophie Discovers Amerikaby Rob McFarland; Michelle Stott James

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Cultural and literary historians investigate the unique literary bridge between German-speaking women and the "New World," examining novels, films, travel literature, poetry, erotica, and photography. more...

  • Die Sangspruchdichtung Rumelants von Sachsenby Peter Kern

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 280.00

    Rumelant of Saxony is among the most interesting Germany lyrical poets of the second half of the 13th century. His Sangspruchdichtung is distinguished by its great artistic craft and thematic diversity. This edition presents Rumelant's lyrics (and the traditional melodies) in close concordance with the Jena song manuscripts, along with a modern German... more...

  • Parzivalby Wolfram Eschenbach; A. Hatto

    Penguin Books Ltd 1980; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Heinrich Steinhöwels ?Apollonius?by Tina Terrahe

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Apollonius of Tyre was one of the most popular stories of the German Middle Ages. In a critical Latin and German parallel edition, this volume presents the previously unedited version of "Apollonius" produced by the early humanist Heinrich Steinhöwel, along with information about the transmission and genesis of the text. The research section situates... more...

  • Weibliche Wende-Biografienby Loreen Lesske

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 24.89

    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...

  • "Vati blieb im Krieg"by Lu Seegers

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 41.89

    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...