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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • Gender, Canon and Literary Historyby Ruth Whittle

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 96.71

    It has been shown that the total number of women who published in German in the 18th and 19th centuries was approximately 3,500, but even by 1918 only a few of them were known. The reason for this lies in the selection processes to which the authors have been subjected, and it is this selection process that is the focus of the research... more...

  • Babylon und Jerusalemby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 118.21

    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... more...

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

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 204.22

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

  • Spielregeln für den Untergangby Jan-Dirk Müller

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 182.72

    Argues that the literary reception of the "Nibelungenlied" was problematic long before twentieth century. This book uncovers heterogeneous cultural context from which the poem emerged. It challenges scholarly readers to move beyond modern methods of criticism and analysis, and to look for other possibilities and methods of interpretation. more...

  • Wirnt von Gravenberg's Wigalois: Intertextuality and Interpretationby Neil Thomas

    Boydell & Brewer 2005; US$ 90.00

    Reappraisal of Wirnt von Gravenberg's Wigalois, showing how it confronts and takes issue with - rather than simply imitating - earlier German Arthurian romance. more...

  • Good Girls, Good Germansby Jennifer Drake Askey

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    Informed by recent historical research on nineteenth-century nationalism, this book demonstrates how the construction of a German national identity, especially in girls' education, came to be experienced by reading girls. more...

  • German Romance V: Erecby Hartmann von Aue; Cyril Edwards; Cyril Edwards

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 120.00

    New edition, with facing English translation, of one of the most important Arthurian works from the middle ages. more...

  • Gender and Genreby Stephanie M. Hilger

    University of Delaware Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Gender and Genre explores the ways in which German women writers used literature, in the sense of belles lettres , to comment on the French Revolution and its aftermath. By doing so, these authors adapted major literary genres and questioned these genres? representation of women in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary sphere. more...

  • Die Klageby Hartmann von Aue; Kurt Gärtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 16.07

    The Altdeutsche Textbibliothek [ Old German Text Library] is the series of editions of German medieval texts with the richest history. Founded in 1881 by Hermann Paul, it has been edited by leading Germanists ? Georg Beasecke, Hugo Kuhn, Burghart Wachinger. Since 2001, responsibility for the series has rested with Christian Kiening. In... more...

  • Gemstone of Paradiseby S. J. G. Ronald Murphy

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    In his Middle High German romance Parzival (c. 1210), Wolfram von Eschenbach depicts the Holy Grail not as a cup, but as a gemstone. G. Ronald Murphy seeks to illuminate this mystery and to enable a far better appreciation of Wolfram's insight into the nature of the Grail and its relationship to the Crusades. Wolfram's stone, Murphy argues, is actually... more...