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  • Deutsche Handschriften und Drucke des Mittelaltersby Jürgen Wolf

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 210.00

    Der Band ermöglicht einen adäquaten Zugriff auf die wichtigsten Hss. und Drucke der mittelalterlich-deutschen Literatur von den ahd. Anfängen bis ins beginnende Druckzeitalter. Im Zentrum stehen die herausragenden Zimelien (Prachthss.) und die für die Textüberlieferung und den kulturhistorischen Zugriff wichtigsten Überlieferungszeugen. Zu den rund... more...

  • Althochdeutsche und altsächsische Literaturby Rolf Bergmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.43

    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...

  • Guiron le Courtoisby Venceslas Bubenicek

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 290.91

    Guiron le Courtois , roman en prose du XIIIe siècle, consacré à l?histoire des pères des héros arthuriens, se caractérise par une tradition manuscrite «éclatée». La «troisième branche» de l??uvre, éditée présentement, permet de mesurer le degré d?avancement des deux précédentes, un Meliadus et un Guiron . Roman original, elle illustre... 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$ 99.99

    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...

  • CliffsNotes on Chaucer's The Canterbury Talesby James L Roberts

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 5.99

    Join Chaucer's band of pilgrims on their journey in CliffsNotes on The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer's narrators represent a wide spectrum of society with various ranks and occupations. From the distinguished and noble Knight, to the pious abbess, the honorable Clerk, the rich landowner, the worldly and crude Wife, and on down the scale to the low,... more...

  • Paläographie und Handschriftenkunde für Germanistenby Karin Schneider

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 33.64

    Die bewährte Einführung vermittelt dem Anfänger zunächst einen Überblick über Schriftarten, Schriftentwicklung und Schreibbetrieb deutschsprachiger mittelalterlicher Handschriften. Nachfolgend wird der Entstehungsprozess eines Codex nachgezeichnet. Ein Schlussabschnitt befasst sich mit Auftraggebern, Vorbesitzern und späterer Geschichte... more...