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Classic & pre-20th century poetry

Giovanni Boccaccios ,De casibus virorum illustrium’ in Deutschland

Studien zur Überlieferung und Rezeption eines frühhumanistischen Werkes im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert

400 p., E-book
110.00 €
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Giovanni Boccaccio's 'De casibus virorum illustrium' - an early humanist collection of biographies of famous men and women of world history in Latin - was one of the most widely read works of the great Italian author throughout Europe in …

Die Gebete Johanns von Neumarkt und die deutschsprachige Gebetbuchkultur des Spätmittelalters

432 p., E-book
88.00 €
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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 …

Thomas Murners 'Aeneis'-Übersetzung (1515)

Lateinisch-deutsche Edition und Untersuchungen

1533 p., E-book
198.00 €
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The first ever German translation of Virgil's 'Aeneid' is that of the Franciscan, doctor of theology, jurist and poeta laureatus Thomas Murner (1475-1537). Its cultural and literary historical significance is documented on the one hand by its affiliation to the …

Unterlaufenes Erzählen

Psychoanalytische Lektüren zum höfischen Roman

496 p., E-book
98.00 €
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The monograph examines four works from the Middle High German courtly literature (“Lanzelet” by Ulrich von Zatzikhoven, “Parzival” by Wolfram von Eschenbach, “Tristan” by Gottfried von Strassburg, and “Wigalois” by Wirnt von Grafenberg). Phenomena like ambiguities, vagueness, ruptures in coherence …

Amicus und Amelius im europäischen Mittelalter

Erzählen von Freundschaft im Kontext der Roland-Tradition. Texte und Untersuchungen

612 p., E-book
119.00 €
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For the Middle Ages Amicus and Amelius were the epitome of friendship. Narratives of the two friends however not only touch upon medieval ideals of friendship but also on conceptions of loyality within the Christian faith as well as on …

Belles Lettres. Les figures de l’écrit au Moyen Âge / Figurationen des Schreibens im Mittelalter

Colloque fribourgeois 2017

370 p., E-book
110.00 €
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The publication is the result of the Freiburg Colloquium 2017 on the topic "Belles Lettres. Figurationen des Schreibens im Mittelalter". The publication deals with the various phenomena of the design of medieval manuscript pages and takes an interdisciplinary approach.