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Medieval Literacy and Textuality in Middle High German Reading and Writing in Albrecht's Jüngerer Titurel

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ISBN-10: 1403970173

ISBN-13: 9781403970176

Edition: 2007

Authors: Annette Volfing

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This book addresses the topics of literacy and textuality in order to develop a new line of interpretation for a landmark of Middle High German literature. Albrecht'sJüngerer Titurelis an intellectually ambitious narrative written ca. 1270 as a prequel and sequel to the more famous Arthurian texts by Wolfram von Eschenbach. Part One of the monograph considers the protagonists' obsessive engagement with the written word in all its manifestations. Part Two focuses complex construction of two competing narrative personae and on the author's aesthetic and moral justification of his literary undertaking. nbsp; .
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 9/25/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 201
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990

Literacy and Textual Culture: Letters, Lettering and Literature
First and Second Language: Names, Etymologies and Natural Phenomena
The 'Brackenseil' and the Grail: Chasing the Texts
Wolfram and vrou Aventiure: Arguing with the Text
The Poetological Program: Moral Instruction, Exemplarity and Allegory