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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • 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$ 420.00

    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$ 417.00

    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...

  • Der Ringby Heinrich Wittenwiler; Werner Röcke; Annika Goldenbaum

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 629.00

    Considered a ?Haupt- und Schlüsselwerk des Spätmittelalters? (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 and even world war that reflects the crisis of meaning and breeches during the transition from the medieval to the modern era.... more...

  • Narrative Ambiguitätby Marina Münkler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 70.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit dem frühesten Faustbuch, der 1587 erschienenen Historia von D. Johann Fausten , hat die Geschichte des Teufelsbündners Johannes Faustus eine ungebrochene Faszination ausgeübt und ist in zahleichen Texten immer wieder neu bearbeitet worden. Dabei ist die weltberühmte Faust-Figur aber keineswegs gleich geblieben. Schon die hier... more...

  • Gender, Canon and Literary Historyby Ruth Whittle

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Gender, Canon and Literary History investigates the reception of 19th-century women?s writing in German literary histories by way of case studies. It fills a longstanding gap both in the study of gender and literary history. The case studies concentrate on the reception of women writing in the Age of Romanticism (e.g., Rahel Varnhagen) as well as women... more...

  • Parzifal von Claus Wisse und Philipp Colin (1331 bis 1336)by Claus Wisse; Philipp Colin; Karl Schorbach

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 224.00

    Parzifal Von Claus Wisse Und Philipp Colin (1331 Bis 1336): Eine Erg Nzung Der Dichtung Wolframs Von Eschenbach. more...

  • Babylon und Jerusalemby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 133.00

    The study analyzes strategies serving the constitution of meaning in »Reinfried and Apollonius«, proceeding from there to propose a new definition of what it is that significantly distinguishes romances on courtly love (Minne) and adventure from other verse romances. As specific expressions of aristocratic identity and existence, courtly love and knightly... more...