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German Language and Literature

Jahrbuch der Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft

Band 23 (2020/2021): (V)erdichtete Leben. Literarische Lebensmuster in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit

456 p., E-book
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‚(V)erdichtete Leben‘ meint den Status von (auto)biographischer Literatur zwischen ‚wirklichem’ Leben und seiner literarischen Funktionalisierung. Unter diesem Aspekt widmet sich der aktuelle Tagungsband der Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft der Frage nach der Relevanz von (Auto)biographie als Gattung und Textbestandteil im Mittelalter …

Thomas von Cantimpré ›Liber de naturis rerum‹

Übersetzung des Textes der Redaktion III (Thomas III) eines Anonymus

395 p., E-book
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Based on the encyclopaedia "Liber de natura rerum" by the Dominican Thomas of Cantimpré, the so-called 'Thomas III' version was produced by an anonymous editor in the 13th century. Out of interest in natural things themselves, he excerpted the found …

International Journal of Diachronic Linguistics and Linguistic Reconstruction

296 p., E-book
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The journal, first published in 2004, covers the field of historical comparative linguistics and comparative reconstruction, particularly of Indo-European languages, though others such as the Tungusic and North-West Caucasian families are also addressed. Attention is also devoted to philological investigations …

Jenseits der Dichotomie von Text und Bild

Verfahren der Veranschaulichung und Verlebendigung in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit

464 p., E-book
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This volume brings together the research findings of a DFG network of Germanists and art historians. The focus is on processes of visualisation and vivification in the sister arts of painting and poetry. For Christian-influenced pre-modern art production, it was …

guldîne linge

Fünf Essays zu Gottfrieds Tristan

120 p., E-book
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In his Tristan novel, Gottfried von Straßburg uses narrative traditions and common motifs of ancient, Celtic, French, Medieval Latin and German traditions. Furthermore, he incorporates aspects of material culture and contemporary scholarly knowledge. This book’s five essays can be read …

Didaxe und Natur

Darstellung und Funktionalisierung der Natur in Thomasins von Zerklaere ,Welschem Gast‘, in Freidanks ,Bescheidenheit‘ und in Hugos von Trimberg ,Renner‘

384 p., E-book
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Using vernacular examples from ‘didactic literature’, it is questioned which role the verbalisation of nature plays in a didactic context and which knowledge systems come together in its textualisation. The work demonstrates how talking about nature enables a dynamic amalgamation …

Maßgebendsein

Texte und Studien zur Poetologie des frühen Meistergesangs

240 p., E-book
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Only by the beginning of the 16th century, the „Meistergesang“ develops explicit poetics of rules. In the early anonymous “Meistergesang” of the 14th and 15th century, poetological contemplations are exclusively expressed by the singable scripts themselves. The present study edits …

Figures

Lettres, chiffres, notes et symboles au Moyen Âge

88 p., E-book
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Dedicated to the question of the sign, this volume brings together the three plenary lectures given by Daniel Heller-Roazen (Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Princeton), Michel Pastoureau (History and History of Art, EPHE Paris) and Susan Rankin (Musicology, Cambridge), at the …

Die Gebete Johanns von Neumarkt und die deutschsprachige Gebetbuchkultur des Spätmittelalters

432 p., E-book
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Johann von Neumarkt (ca. 1310-1380) created a corpus of German-language prayers that is reconstructed on the basis of the manuscript tradition. A stylistic study as well as detailed interpretations of the contents, taking into account the source material, outline the …