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Die mittlenglische Totenklage: Realitatsbezug, abendlandische Tradition und individuelle Gestaltung [INSCRIBED]

Haas, Renate

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ISBN 10: 3820464026 / ISBN 13: 9783820464023
Published by Peter D. Lang, Frankfurt, 1980
Condition: vg Soft cover

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This book is inscribed by the author at free front endpaper: "To Professor Ridley. With compliments, Renate Haas. 9/2/80."8vo. 362pp. Wrappers. Fascinating study of Middle English lamentations of the dead. Based on a PhD-dissertation. With appendix, list of abbreviations, bibliography, English summary and alphabetic keyword registry at end. Minor age wear to binding. In German, with a summary in English at end. Very good condition. Part of a series: Sprache und Literatur (Regensburger Arbeiten zur Anglistik und Amerikanistik), Band 16. Bookseller Inventory # 17099

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Title: Die mittlenglische Totenklage: ...

Publisher: Peter D. Lang, Frankfurt

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

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Die mittelenglischen Totenklagen, ein qualitativ wie quantitativ bedeutsames Genre, wurden bisher kaum beachtet. Vorliegende Arbeit geht von einem Totenklagetypus aus, den sie anhand des weiterentwickelten Modells der Einfachen Form expliziert, und untersucht die mittelenglischen Totenklagen in ihrem soziokulturellen Kontext; als konventionelle Form, die in einem komplexen, viele Jahrhunderte zurückreichenden Traditionszusammenhang steht; als dichterische Höhepunkte bei Chaucer und im «Morte Arthure»; sowie als wichtigen Einfluss auf die Literatur der frühen Neuzeit.

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Text: German
Introduction: English

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