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Essays on Medieval German and Other Poetry

Essays on Medieval German and Other Poetry

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Part of Anglica Germanica Series 2

  • Date Published: August 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521158558

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  • The essays reprinted in this 1980 book were first published at various times between 1951 and 1972. They deal largely with medieval German heroic and epic poetry, emphasising the way the basic language and imagery of that literature were rooted in a deep understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Professor Hatto presents these essays in the hope of enabling readers to recapture the significance of early poetry, the understanding of which is of increasing importance in an age where man is divorced from his natural setting.

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    • Date Published: August 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521158558
    • length: 396 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Part I. Love Poetry:
    1. Neidhart von Reuental
    2. A note on Walther's song 'Madam, accept this garland' (A May Dance for the Court)
    3. The lime-tree and early German, Goliard and English lyric poetry
    4. Folk ritual and the Minnesang
    5. An early 'Tagelied'
    6. Das Tagelied in der Weltliteratur
    Part II. Heroic Poetry:
    7. On the excellence of the 'Hildebrandslied': a comparative study in dynamics
    8. Shamanism and epic poetry in Northern Asia
    Part III. Wolfram von Eschenbach:
    9. On Wolfram's conception of the 'Graal'
    10. Some notes on Chrértien de Troyes and Wolfram von Eschenbach
    11. Y a-t-il un Roman du Graal de Kyot le Provençal?
    12. Herzeloyde's Dragon-dream
    13. Wolfram von Eschenbach and the Chase
    Part IV. Animal Symbolism:
    14. 'Venus and Adonis' - and the Boar
    15. Snake-swords and Boar-helms in Beowulf
    16. Das Falkenlied des Kürenbergers
    17. Der minnen vederspil Isot
    18. The Swan Maiden: a folk-tale of North Eurasian origin?
    19. Poetry and the Hunt in medieval Germany
    Notes
    Index.

  • Author

    A. T. Hatto

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