Literature: history & criticism

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Marshall, Sophie

Unterlaufenes Erzählen

Psychoanalytische Lektüren zum höfischen Roman

15.5 x 23.0 cm, 496 p., hard cover with dust jacket
98,00 €

The monograph examines four works from the Middle High German courtly literature (“Lanzelet” by Ulrich von Zatzikhoven, “Parzival” by Wolfram von Eschenbach, “Tristan” by...

Linden, Sandra

Exkurse im höfischen Roman

15.5 x 23.0 cm, 632 p., hard cover with dust jacket
119,00 €

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Exkurse setzen im mittelalterlichen höfischen Roman die Ordnung des Erzählens aus, indem der Erzähler eine...

Chotiwari-Jünger, Steffi

Georgische Literatur in deutschen Übersetzungen

Bibliographie – 1887 bis 2017

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 112 p., paperback / softback
19,90 €

According to the last bibliography "The literatures of the peoples of the Caucasus - New translations and German-language bibliography" (2003) by Steffi Chotiwari-Jünger, this...

Schoeler, Gregor; Mogtader, Youssef

Turandot Die persische Märchenerzählung

Edition, Übersetzung, Kommentar

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 192 p., hardback
39,80 €

The story of Turandot is one of the most famous and influential tales from the Islamic Orient. It has been reflected in numerous artistic adaptations as well as in popular...

Kwaskhwadse, Awtandil
Translated by: Fähnrich, Heinz

Das Spiel des Todesengels

Georgien unter Stalin. Ein dokumentarischer Roman

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 568 p., paperback / softback
19,90 €

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„Das Spiel des Todesengels“ verkörpert eine Art dokumentarischen Roman, der einen großen Teil der Geschichte des...

Laub, Lotte

Gestalten durch Verbergen

Ghassan Salhabs melancholischer Blick auf Beirut in Film, Video und Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 248 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume is the first comprehensive, across-media study of the work of the Lebanese film auteur Ghassan Salhab. His oeuvre emerges in a conceptual environment shaped by a...

Oetjens, Lena

Amicus und Amelius im europäischen Mittelalter

Erzählen von Freundschaft im Kontext der Roland-Tradition. Texte und Untersuchungen

15.5 x 23.0 cm, 612 p., hard cover with dust jacket
119,00 €

For the Middle Ages Amicus and Amelius were the epitome of friendship. Narratives of the two friends however not only touch upon medieval ideals of friendship but also on...

Editor: Jacquesson, Svetlana

History Making in Central and Northern Eurasia

Contemporary Actors and Practices

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
79,00 €

This volume seeks to extend our understanding of how knowledge about the past was and is being produced in central and northern Eurasia. Its authors use the methods of several...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 15
Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the Soviet Union

Autobiographical Narrations of Mobility, Continuity and Change

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
118,00 €

Each of the autobiographical narrations presented in this study on Bukharan Jews is unique. Seen collectively, they amount to a comprehensive survey of Bukharan Jewish experiences...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 16
Kleinmichel, Sigrid

Hiob zwischen Selbstbezichtigung und Protest

Gedichte aus Mittelasien (19. bis 20. Jahrhundert)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 480 p., hardback
148,00 €

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In mehreren Handschriften überliefert sind Ghasele und andere Gedichte von einem Dichter, der sich Ayyub (Hiob)...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 14
Wagner, Hans-Günter


Von Karma und Wiedergeburt

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., paperback / softback
24,90 €

Sutra stories tell the reader something about the results of good and bad deeds in a detailed and illustrative manner. A pleasant current state of existence is explained as the...

Wagner, Hans-Günter

Buddhistische Fabeln

Still hören ist besser als laut zu beten

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 256 p., paperback / softback
24,90 €

„Listening still is better than praying loudly“ contains 171 parables and allegories stemming from the Buddhist traditions of China and India. Chinese Buddhist prose conveys...

Editor: Pannewick, Friederike; Khalil, Georges
In cooperation with: Albers, Yvonne

Commitment and Beyond

Reflections on/of the Political in Arabic Literature since the 1940s

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 356 p., hardback
79,00 €

This book is about relations between literature, society and politics in the Arab world. It is an attempt to come to terms with the changing conceptualizations of the political in...

Beck, Gertrud


Das »Elsässische Trojabuch« und die gedruckten Trojakompilationen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., cloth
110,00 €

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Troja galt im Mittelalter als die Idealstadt schlechthin. Daher spielte der Trojastoff in der mittelalterlichen...

Delshad, Farshid

Textbuch modernes Persisch

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 336 p., hardback
39,90 €

The Textbook Modern Persian contains thirty selected readings about contemporary Iran from various disciplinary perspectives. Each chapter of the book includes an introduction to...

Editor: Bennewitz, Ingrid; Ohlendorf, Wiebke

Von Heiligen, Rittern und Narren

Mediävistische Studien für Hans-Joachim Behr zum 65. Geburtstag

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., cloth
69,00 €

This Festschrift, published on the occasion of Hans-Joachim Behr’s 65th birthday, offers a wide range of contributions by renowned scholars of medieval studies as well as...

Winckler, Barbara


Androgynie – Wahnsinn – Utopie im Romanwerk von Huda Barakat

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
69,00 €

Hudā Barakāt’s novels are complex and densely woven texts that focus on the obsessions and inner conflicts of their protagonists. The first monograph dealing with the Lebanese...

Olalde, Liudmila

Zum Begriff ’namarupa:’

Das Individuum im Pali-Kanon

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 156 p., paperback / softback
24,00 €

Nāmarūpa (literally “name and form”) is widely known as a Buddhist term used to denote the the five “groups” (P. khandhas, Sk. skandhas) of which the individual is said to consist...

Editor: Bennewitz, Ingrid; Layher, William

der âventiuren dôn

Klang, Hören und Hörgemeinschaften in der deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., cloth
59,00 €

The contributions in this volume assess the value of the acoustic in the Middle Ages and evaluate its importance in medieval literature. Although a great deal of research in...

Davila, Carl

The Andalusian Music of Morocco

Al-Ala: History, Society and Text

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
89,00 €

This book reframes the history of the Andalusian music of Morocco by highlighting the interplay of oral and literary processes in the preservation and transmission of this...

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