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  • Handschrift ? Texttypologie - Literaturgeschichteby Franz-Josef Holznagel

    De Gruyter 2016; 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...

  • Grenzen und Lizenzen höfischer Kommunikationby Werner Röcke; Hans Rudolf Velten

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.00

    this volume presents contributions about laughter and silence as special forms of court communication in medieval and early modern literature. Laughter and silence question what has been said or confirm it, frame or reflect it. This volume examines various dialogic strategies of laughter and silence; these range from court romances and heroic epics... more...

  • Guiron le Courtoisby Venceslas Bubenicek

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; 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...

  • Althochdeutsche und altsächsische Literaturby Rolf Bergmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    This volume presents in alphabetical order revised articles on Old High German literature from the second edition of the lexicon of authors ( Medieval German Literature: Lexicon of Authors, 2 nd Edition, 1978?2008 ). A number of scholars involved in current research were chosen as editors. The work thus provides a coherent presentation... more...

  • Theatergeschichte des Mittelalters. Eine Einführungby Hans Rudolf Velten

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 350.00

    This volume offers an introduction to the history of drama in the Middle Ages. It presents an overview of the diverse performance forms (German and Latin) of the plays, sets them in their cultural context (rituals, symbolism, social function) and highlights their dissimilarities with contemporary and modern drama. It combines perspectives of philological... more...

  • Malory's Contemporary Audienceby Thomas H. Crofts

    Boydell & Brewer 2006; US$ 90.00

    New readings of the Morte Darthur place both book and author within the historical and cultural context of fifteenth-century England. more...

  • Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 38by Reinhold F. Glei; Wolfgang Polleichtner; Nina Tomaszewski

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 97.99

    Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Volume 38 showcases a broad range of medieval scholarship, including five original articles, one review article, and seven review notices. more...

  • 'The Dream' of Bernat Metge / Del Somni d'en Bernat Metgeby Bernat Metge; Antonio Cortijo Ocaña; Elisabeth Lagresa; Antonio Cortijo Ocaña

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    Lo Somni (The Dream) is a dream allegory divided into four chapters or books. It was written ca. 1399 and is considered Bernat Metge?s best work. It is extremely innovative within the context of Catalan (and Iberian Peninsular) literature of the 1300?s. It consists of a dialogue between Metge-the-character and several participants (in fact the book... more...

  • Guillaume de Mauchautby R. Barton Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    This is the first edition in more than a century and the first modern English translation of the crowning masterwork of Machaut's literary career. Based on his extensive discussion with returning crusaders, the poet recounts King Peter I of Cyprus's successful attack and capture of the Egyptian city of Alexandria in 1365. This volume features a full... more...

  • Revisiting the Poetic Eddaby Paul Acker; Carolyne Larrington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable shield-maiden; tragic Guðrún and her children; Attila the... more...