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  • Expectations of Romanceby Melissa Furrow

    Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 90.00

    What did medieval readers think of romance? Their attitudes to it, and the implications for the genre, are explored in this provocative study. more...

  • Cross That Dante Bearsby Mary A Watt

    UPF 2005; US$ 44.95

    An outstanding, new, and thorough interpretation of the symbolism of the cross in Dante’s poetics. more...

  • Buchkultur und Wissensvermittlung in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeitby Andreas Gardt; Mireille Schnyder; Jürgen Wolf; Susanne Schul

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 140.00

    Knowledge structuring and knowledge transfer are closely linked to the materiality and mediality of the book. The articles in this volume examine the phenomena of radical changes in the media from handwriting to printing to digital media; the history of books and libraries through historical perspectives of society, culture and ideas; the relationship... more...

  • Aus der Werkstatt Diebold Laubersby Christoph Fasbender; Claudia Kanz; Christoph Winterer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    Diebold Lauber?s workshop in Hagenau produced hand-written illustrated texts in the first half of the 15th century. Up to now they have been studied mainly in relation to their serial production. They are thought to be ?nicely painted? but with the wording largely copied with little consideration of its content. The studies in this collection are therefore... more...

  • Handschrift ? Texttypologie - Literaturgeschichteby Franz-Josef Holznagel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    Smaller Middle High German rhyming couplets represent significant innovations in the literature of the 13th century. Part I of this book develops a model for their typological understanding, part II covers the history of its reception and part III describes the poetics of an important part of the corpus, the so-called secular and spiritual "orations".... more...

  • Schreibende Frauen um 1500by Simone Mengis

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The Dominican nuns of St. Katharina's Convent in St. Gallen, that was never incorporated into the order, and who joined the reform of the order in the second half of the 15th century of their own spiritual accord, dedicated themselves especially to their library and the production of manuscripts in the convent's own scriptorium. Using this as an exemple,... more...

  • Althochdeutsche und altsächsische Literaturby Rolf Bergmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Der Band enthält in alphabetischer Anordnung die neubearbeiteten Artikel zur Althochdeutschen Literatur aus der zweiten Auflage des Verfasser-Lexikons (Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserlexikon. Zweite Auflage 1978 bis 2008). Als Bearbeiter wurden zahlreiche an der neueren Forschung beteiligte Wissenschaftler gewonnen. Das Werk präsentiert... more...

  • Guiron le Courtoisby Venceslas Bubenicek

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 363.00

    The 13th-century prose novel Guiron le Courtois tells the story of the fathers of the Arthurian heroes. The third branch of the work that is presented here illustrates the development from the previous texts, Meliadus and Guiron, and offers valuable insights into the narrative techniques and literary tastes of the period around 1240.Prepared and presentedby... more...

  • Peter of Auvergneby Christoph Flüeler; Lidia Lanza; Marco Toste

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Peter of Auvergne (?1304) is one of the most productive and most influential commentators of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Paris. This volume of conference proceedings represents the first examination of his life and work as a whole. A comparison with contemporaneous authors demonstrates that Peter presents a thoroughly distinctive line... more...

  • Die Gestalt des Unsichtbarenby Katharina Silke Philipowski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    How can one narrate intangible aspects of a character, such as a person's inner life? Often the concreteness that is lacking in the inner world is communicated through symbols or allegory. However, the models and concepts of scholastic anthropology were not universally applied in all the literature that focused inwards. This study seeks to explain... more...