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Editionsdesiderate Zur Fr Hen Neuzeit

Author : Renate Meincke
ISBN : 9042003324
Genre : Social Science
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Marquard Von Lindau And The Challenges Of Religious Life In Late Medieval Germany

Author : Stephen Mossman
ISBN : 9780199575541
Genre : History
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This is a study of the religious culture and intellectual history of the German-speaking regions of Europe between the late thirteenth and the mid-fifteenth centuries. At the centre of the book is the first study in any language of the works of Marquard von Lindau, arguably the most widely-read author in the German language before the Reformation. Marquard was active in the second half of the fourteenth century, and belonged to the generation immediately after theBlack Death. His most successful works deal with pragmatic issues of the Christian life, and accordingly the book has a thematic structure, examining Marquard's highly distinctive and frequently critical contribution to the contemporary understanding of Christ's Passion, the Eucharist, and theVirgin Mary. This is a work which will be of interest to historians of medieval Europe, scholars of medieval and early modern German literature, and historical theologians.

Poets Laureate In The Holy Roman Empire

Author : John Flood
ISBN : 9783110912746
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Petrarch’s revival of the ancient practice of laureation in 1341 led to the laurel being conferred on poets throughout Europe in the later Middle Ages and the Early Modern period. Within the Holy Roman Empire, Maximilian I conferred the title of Imperial Poet Laureate especially frequently, and later it was bestowed with unbridled liberality by Counts Palatine and university rectors too. This handbook identifies more than 1300 poets laureated within the Empire and adjacent territories between 1355 and 1804, giving (wherever possible) a sketch of their lives, a list of their published works, and a note of relevant scholarly literature. The introduction and various indexes provide a detailed account of a now largely forgotten but once significant literary-sociological phenomenon and illuminate literary networks in the Early Modern period.

Benedikte Naubert 1756 1819 And Her Relations To English Culture

Author : Hilary Brown
ISBN : 9781904350422
Genre : History
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The eighteenth century saw the first significant phase of cultural interchange between Britain and Germany. This study examines the part played in this process by women writers, who were entering the literary world in large numbers for the first time. It asks whether women - as readers, translators, and authors - were particularly receptive to the work of other women, and whether a cross-cultural female literary tradition emerged during the period. The study offers a detailed case-study of the German writer Benedikte Naubert, now known for her collection of fairy-tales but also a prolific novelist. It looks first at Naubert's engagement with English literature, that is to say at her numerous translations of English novels, and at the ways in which Anglophilia influenced the production of her own fiction. It establishes how Naubert's interest in England and English literature was related to her position as a woman writer. It then examines the reception of her novels and stories in Britain, questioning how far the response to her texts can be linked to issues of gender. Naubert's work is compared throughout to that of other women writers, and the study thus sheds new light on the extent to which cross-cultural interchange influenced the development of women's writing in both countries.

Valentin Weigel 1533 1588

Author : Andrew Weeks
ISBN : 9781438423524
Genre : Religion
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This first English-language consideration of Valentin Weigel, an important but neglected figure in German intellectual history, examines his life and his writings on tolerance.

Scholars Of Early Modern Studies

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ISBN : IND:30000056032406
Genre : Historians
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Consuming News

Author : Gerhild Scholz Williams
ISBN : 9789042026148
Genre : History
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