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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

  • Babylon und Jerusalemby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 119.42

    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...

  • Performance and Femininity in Eighteenth-Century German Women's Writingby Wendy Arons

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    In this book, Wendy Arons examines how women writers used theater and performance to investigate the problem of female subjectivity and to intervene in the dominant discourse about ideal femininity. Arons shows how contemporary demands for sincerity and authenticity placed a peculiar burden on women in the public sphere, especially on actresses, who... more...

  • Good Girls, Good Germansby Jennifer Drake Askey

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • Die Klageby Hartmann von Aue; Kurt Gärtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 21.00

    Eine Ausgabe der um 1180 datierbare Klage gehört zu den dringenden Desideraten der Hartmann-Forschung. Die drei vor über vier Jahrzehnten erschienenen neueren kritischen Ausgaben sind längst vergriffen. Die vorliegende Neuausgabe bietet einen kritischen Text aufgrund der Überlieferung in der einzigen Handschrift, dem zwischen 1504 und... more...

  • Empathie, Mitleid, Sympathieby Verena Barthel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 173.73

    Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm is one of the most-discussed German poetic texts from the High Middle Ages. To date, researchers have been unable to agree how to read this text - as a plea for the ideology of the Crusades, for tolerance or even for humanity. The present study seeks new answers to these important questions by evaluating... more...

  • Buchdruck und Sprachwandelby Martin Behr

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    This study examines the Early New High German prose romance Melusine by Thüring von Ringoltingen to explore the relationship between the practice of printing and language change. Based on a corpus of over 30 print editions of the Melusine (published from 1473/74 to 1692/93), the study analyzes factors favoring variance and consistency... more...

  • Women Writers and National Identityby Stephanie Bird

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 29.00

    Bird offers an analysis of female identity and national identity in the works of three twentieth-century German-language women writers. more...

  • ,Vexatio dat intellectum'by Armin Brülhart

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Die vorliegende Studie befasst sich mit der um 1410 im Umkreis des Konstanzer Bischofshofs entstandenen Verserzählung ?Der Ring? von Heinrich Wittenwiler. Gegenstand ist die Beschreibung der in diesem Werk angelegten paradoxen Strukturen, wie zum Beispiel der widersprüchlichen inhaltlichen Verknüpfung von derb-komischer Bauernhandlung... more...

  • Wigamurby Nathanael Busch

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    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,... more...

  • Figuren des Messianischen in Schriften deutsch-jüdischer Intellektueller 1900-1933by Elke Dubbels

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 141.14

    Die 1992 gegründete Buchreihe ist interdisziplinär ausgerichtet; sie umfasst wissenschaftliche Monographien, Aufsatzsammlungen und kommentierte Quelleneditionen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Der Begriff deutsch-jüdische Literatur bzw. Kultur verweist auf Werke jüdischer Autoren in deutscher Sprache, insoweit jüdische Aspekte... more...