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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

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  • Robert Müller: Kritische Schriften 1by Günter Helmes

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 22.68

    Ohne Robert Müller (1887-1924) ist die literarische Moderne nicht zu denken. Als der Autor, Publizist und Verleger seinem Leben mit einem Pistolenschuss ein Ende setzte, hinterließ er ein Werk voller aufregender Gedanken, Widersprüche und extremer Positionen. Die Neuausgabe seiner Werke erschließt den Autor für den literarisch interessierten Leser... more...

  • Leben und Wirken der Fanny Lewaldby Krimhild Stöver

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 16.33

    Fanny Lewald (1811-1889) ? Künstlerin, Einzelkämpferin, Leitfigur. Vor dem Hintergrund ihrer außergewöhnlichen Biographie und der intensiven zeitgenössischen Rezeption ist es durchaus verwunderlich, daß ihr Werk heute weitgehend vergessen ist. Fanny Lewald, Tochter eines jüdischen Kaufmanns, war nicht nur eine herausragende und charakterstarke Persönlichkeit,... 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...

  • Mythos als Wissensformby Bent Gebert

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Konrad von Würzburg?s ?Trojan War? pioneered a new pathway for vernacular mythography at the end of the 13 th century. For the first time, this study systematically explores the poetic processes that effected this epistemic transformation in the narrative of myth. The author develops a model for analyzing the literary production of knowledge... more...

  • Titurelby Wolfram von Eschenbach; Stephan Fuchs-Jolie; Helmut Brackert

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 280.00

    'Titurel', a later offshoot of Wolfram von Eschenbach's 'Parzival', can be seen as one of the most enigmatic works in the history of German literature. With its highly complex form, the darkness of its language and imagery, and its fragmentary character, it is one of the most fascinating linguistic creations of the Middle Ages. This new... more...

  • Montierte Texte - hybride Heldenby Lydia Miklautsch

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 182.00

    Considered by researchers to be typical post-classical adaptations of medieval narratives and of lesser literary value, the poems about the Germanic hero Wolfdietrich are among the ?best sellers? of the Late Middle Ages. The author investigates the reasons for their success and reveals that the popularity of the texts lies in their unique... more...

  • Leiden lesenby Katharina Mertens Fleury

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    This study isan analysis of the facets of compassion in Wolfram's Parzival, which was written at the beginning of the thirteenth century. In order to grasp the actual meaning of compassio during this time, the analysis of the epic poem is preceded by additional examples from the High Middle Ages. These examples consist of excerpts taken... more...

  • Ulrich von Liechtensteinby Sandra Linden; Christopher John Young

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 252.00

    Ulrich von Liechtenstein is the composer and author of numerous minne songs, writings on the theory of courtly love and a fictitious autobiography (as a servant of women). He is best known for his Frauendienst [?Ladies? Service?]. The compendium on Ulrich von Liechtenstein documents our present-day knowledge of the life, times and work... more...

  • Die ?historische? Dietrichepikby Elisabeth Lienert

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The so-called ?historical? Dietrich epics, the thirteenth-century Middle High German heroic epics dealing with Dietrich von Bern (Verona), the corresponding saga of the Ostrogoth king Theoderic the Great, tells of Dietrich?s warring conflicts with his uncle Ermanaric to gain the rule of Northern Italy. The monograph elucidates the text... more...

  • Wiederholung und Variation als poetisches Prinzipby Susanne Flecken-Büttner

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    The high aesthetic appeal of Gottfried of Strasbourg?s Tristan is due to the diverse relationships of repetition and variation with which this medieval romance is organized on various levels and which create a unique sense of poetic beauty and density. The monograph shows how the impulses of perception, assessment and understanding emanating... more...