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Gottfried Von Strassburg: Tristan (Landmarks of World Literature)by Mark Chinca
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This concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan approaches the work both through its context and through a close reading of key passages of the text. The close textual reading builds up a distinctive interpretation of the work, in which particular attention is paid to Gottfried's reworking of literary tradition, his use of religious analogies, and his awareness of the fictive potential of literary language.
this volume offers a concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg's 'Tristan'.
This book offers a concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan (c. 1210), one of the greatest works of medieval literature. The work is approached both through the context of other contemporary Tristan romances and through a close reading of key passages of the text.
Concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg??'s Tristan.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Story, author, context; 3. Gottfried and the Tristan tradition; 4. The poet and his fiction; 5. Commentary and narrative; 6. After Gottfried.
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