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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

  • Der Wundererby Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    Wunderer is a latecomer among German heroic epics and one of the last representatives of the subspecies known as the Dietrich epic. For the first time, this edition compiles all preserved versions in a form that is close to their tradition: the strophic version of the Dresden Heldenbuch and the Strasbourg edition (in synoptic presentation),... more...

  • Rosengartenby Elisabeth Lienert; Sonja Kerth; Svenja Nierentz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This new edition of the Dietrich epic Rosengarten documents the marked textual variations of the heroic epic. It includes three variants of Version A of the poem; Versions D and P of Version DP; the mixed version C; the fragments of a Version F; and a fragment of the Low-German Rosengarten . Explanations concerning textual sources,... more...

  • Die Klageby Hartmann von Aue; Kurt Gärtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 21.00

    Researchers have long awaited an edition of Hartmanns von Aue?s Klage . Following an extensive introduction, this publication offers a critical edition and an apparatus. In addition, continuous explanations are inserted to facilitate understanding of the text and provide deeper insight into the unique features of the Middle High German.... 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...

  • 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...

  • ,Vexatio dat intellectum'by Armin Brülhart

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    The verse poem The Ring written in around 1410 by Heinrich Wittenwiler is regarded as a highly paradoxical poetical work, because its content combines coarse peasant vulgarity with didactic gravitas. However, this does not by any means exhaust the contradictory nature of the poem. The present study pursues the aim of describing the poem?s... 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...

  • Wigaloisby Wirnt von Grafenberg; Sabine Seelbach; Ulrich Seelbach

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00

    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 and ultimately assumes dominion over the Kingdom of Korntin. The revised student edition includes the Middle High German text in the Kapteyn edition (1926), a New High German... 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$ 293.00

    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... more...