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  1. A Courtier's Mirror

    A Courtier's Mirror: Cultivating Elite Identity in Thomasin von Zerclaere's Welscher Gast [Paperback]

    Kathryn Starkey (Author)

    Regular Price: £56.95

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780268041441
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    A Courtier’s Mirror establishes the unique importance of Thomasin von Zerclaere’s Welscher Gast as a document of social practices and concerns in medieval German-speaking court society. This epic-length illustrated didactic poem enjoyed immense po... .... Learn More
  2. Visuality and Materiality in the Story of Tristan and Isolde

    Visuality and Materiality in the Story of Tristan and Isolde [Paperback]

    Jutta Eming (Editor); Ann Marie Rasmussen (Editor); Kathryn Starkey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £46.50

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    ISBN: 9780268041397
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    More than any other secular story of the Middle Ages, the tale of Tristan and Isolde fascinated its audience. Adaptations in poetry, prose, and drama were widespread in western European vernacular languages. Visual portrayals of the story appear n... .... Learn More
  3. Thomasin Von Ziclaria: Der Welsche Gast (the Italian Guest)

    Thomasin Von Ziclaria: Der Welsche Gast (the Italian Guest) [Paperback]

    Marion E. Gibbs (Editor); Winder McConnell (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441452
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    An English translation of Thomasin von Zirclaria's thirteenth century didactic poem, which meticulously presents the moral and ethical code by which the author urged his aristocratic audience to live their lives. .... Learn More
  4. Late-Medieval German Women's Poetry

    Late-Medieval German Women's Poetry: Secular and Religious Songs [Hardback]

    Albrecht Classen (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781843840213
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    For many of us, the most familiar female medieval writers were mystics and in Germany very few other women were permitted a voice. Classen also notes that German literary scholarship has not been interested in seeking out the identities and wor... .... Learn More
  5. Ava's New Testament Narratives

    Ava's New Testament Narratives: When the Old Law Passed Away [Paperback]

    James A. Rushing (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580440370
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Ava is the first woman whose name we know who wrote in German. She wrote her poem - or poems - on the lives of John the Baptist and Jesus Christ sometime early in the twelfth century, no later than 1127. It seems certain that she was a layperson, ... .... Learn More
  6. History as Literature

    History as Literature: German World Chronicles of the Thirteenth Century in Verse [Paperback]

    Mike Graeme Florence (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580440424
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This volume presents excerpts and translations of three thirteenth-century South German verse chronicles: Rudolf von Ems’s Weltchronik, the anonymous Christherre-Chronik, and the Weltchronik of Jans Enikel. These three works are close in language,... .... Learn More
  7. Sovereignty and Salvation in the Vernacular 1050-1150

    Sovereignty and Salvation in the Vernacular 1050-1150 [Paperback]

    James A. Schultz (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580440622
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This volume offers some of the earliest texts in Middle High German, Das Ezzolied, Das Annolied, Die Kaiserchronik VV. 247-667, Das Lob Salomons, and the Historia Judith, with an introduction and notes. .... Learn More
  8. Medieval Dutch Drama

    Medieval Dutch Drama: Four Secular Plays and Four Farces from the Van Hulthem Manuscript [Paperback]

    Joanna C. Prins (Editor)

    Regular Price: £11.99

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    ISBN: 9781889818078
    Published by : Pegasus Press
    Four so-called abel plays: Esmoreit, Gloriant, Lancelot of Denmark, and The Debate of Winter and Summer, along with the farces accompanying them in performance: Lippin, Blow-in-the-Box, The Witch, and Ruben. Each is among the earliest known secula... .... Learn More
  9. Brides and Doom

    Brides and Doom [Hardback]

    Jerold C. Frakes (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9780812232899
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Subtitled `Gender, property and power in medieval German women's epic', this book examines the medieval German texts Nibelungenlied , Diu Klage , and Kudrun . Frakes shows that `there is a complex and pervasive texture of issues of propert, ... .... Learn More

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