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Gottfried Von Strassburg: Tristan (Landmarks of World Literature)

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Publisher Comments:

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.

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this volume offers a concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg's 'Tristan'.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521408523
Editor:
Chinca, Mark
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Stern, J. P.
Author:
Chinca, Mark
Author:
Stern, J. P.
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
European
Subject:
Single Author - German
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Arthurian romances
Subject:
European - General
Subject:
Romances
Subject:
Tristan (Legendary character) -- Romances -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Arthurian romances -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Tristan
Subject:
Gottfried, --von Strassburg, --13th cent.--Tr
Subject:
Gottfried,--von Strassburg,--13th cent.--Tristan
Subject:
Tristan (Legendary character) -- Romances.
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature
Series Volume:
92200.7-02D
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.79x5.16x.31 in. .29 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , this volume offers a concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg's 'Tristan'.
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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