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Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

  • ,Vexatio dat intellectum'by Armin Brülhart

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 97.93

    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...

  • Alpharts Tod. Dietrich und Wenezlanby Elisabeth Lienert; Viola Meyer

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.71

    This is the third of the new Bremen editions of heroic epics related to Dietrich von Bern. The texts of ?Alpharts Tod? (late 13th century) and ?Dietrich und Wenezlan? (13th century) are given in a form that reflects the course of their transmission. Modern punctuation has been added. ?Alpharts Tod? centres on the killing of Dietrich's... more...

  • Arbeit an der Literaturby Ulrich Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 141.48

    Die mittelalterlichen Artusromane stehen in einer bereits Jahrhunderte andauernden Tradition des Erzählens von König Artus, das über volkssprachige wie lateinisch-historiographische Überlieferungen eine europaweite Verbreitung erlangte. Bis in die literarischen Bearbeitungen des 12. Jahrhunderts hinein haben sich so Inhalte und Erzählschemata... more...

  • Babylon und Jerusalemby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 119.71

    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...

  • Beauty or Beast?by Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    A regiment of women warriors strides across the battlefield of German culture - on the stage, in the opera house, on the page, in paintings and prints. This book examines representations of the transgressive figure of the woman warrior from Cranach's painting of Judith, to Schiller's Joan of Arc, Wagner's Brünnhilde, and Fritz Lang's Brünhild. more...

  • Behauptete Subjektivitätby Markus Malo

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 108.82

    The study is concerned with research into 20th century Jewish autobiography written in German. After an overview illuminating the tradition of autobiographical writing in the 19th and 20th centuries, the study develops the specific conditions of Jewish autobiography, which has been in existence since the end of the 18th century. The main section... 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...

  • Buchdruck und Sprachwandelby Martin Behr

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 141.48

    Am Beispiel des frühneuhochdeutschen Prosaromans Melusine des Thüring von Ringoltingen stellt diese Studie die Frage nach dem Zusammenhang von Druckerpraxis und Sprachwandel. Basierend auf einem Korpus von mehr als 30 Druckausgaben der Melusine  (aufgelegt von 1473/74 bis 1692/93) analysiert die Untersuchung Faktoren für Varianz und... more...

  • Das poetische Werkby Oswald von Wolkenstein; Wernfried Hofmeister

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 32.61

    This new complete translation of the over 130 songs and poems of Oswald von Wolkenstein (ca. 1377?1445) stays close to the original text and is philologically oriented. It replaces the previous publication in 1989 by the same editor which has been out of print for many years. All of the many bibliographical references have been updated... more...

  • Der 'Wigalois' Wirnts von Grafenbergby Christoph Fasbender

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 27.16

    This is the first introduction in German to the Wigalois by Wirnt von Grafenberg, written around 1200. The introduction is written for the general reader, with a target readership both of students of medieval German literature and of a wider audience of those seeking an initial approach to the text. Each section of the romance is summarized... more...