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9783895008047
Winckler, Barbara

Grenzgänge

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...

9783954900152
Hg. von Horst Brunner, Dietrich Huschenbett, Ernstpeter Ruhe, Rolf Sprandel, Benedikt K. Vollmann (†), Norbert Richard Wolf

Das Arzneibuch Ortolfs von Baierland

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., cloth
59,00 €

Around 1300, a surgeon named Ortolf – born in the duchy of Bavaria and settled in Wurzburg – wrote a textbook of medicine, which in brief covers all topics of medieval medicine –...

9783895009822
Bellan, Monique

Dismember Remember

Das anatomische Theater von Lina Saneh und Rabih Mroué

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
59,00 €

What happens if a body is dissected with words rather than physically? If what is taken apart is reassembled? What impact does this have on how we see things? This volume is the...

9783895009471
Herausgegeben von Ingrid Bennewitz und Horst Brunner unter redaktioneller Mitarbeit von Maria Wüstenhagen

Jahrbuch der Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft

Band 19 (2012/2013): Oswald von Wolkenstein im Kontext der Liedkunst seiner Zeit

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 496 p., hardback
69,00 €

The South Tyrolean knight Oswald von Wolkenstein (ca. 1377-1445) is the most notable German lyricist of the late Middle Ages. The present volume contains 25 articles in total,...

9783895009235
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...

9783895009136
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...

9783895009433
Brunner, Horst

Formgeschichte der Sangspruchdichtung des 12. bis 15. Jahrhunderts

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 260 p., cloth
69,00 €

In spite of the widespread opinion that medieval poetry, and particularly song, is to a great extent a formal art, questions of form are often marginal in research concerning the...

9783895009396
Franke-Ziedan, Claudia

Satire und Kontext

Gesellschaftskritik in den Dramen des ägyptischen Autors Ali Salem

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

This study examines the dramas of the Egyptian writer Ali Salem (b. 1936). In addition to determining Salem’s position in literary history and outlining developments in modern...

9783895009488
Bürgel, Johann Christoph
Editor: Newid, Mehr Ali; Mumm, Peter-Arnold

Nachtigallen an Gottes Thron

Studien zur persischen Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
68,00 €

To date, only a few pioneers have made classical Persian poetry and philosophy accessible to the occidental eye. During the 17th and 18th centuries, influential travellers brought...

9783895009419
Grafetstätter, Andrea

Ludus compleatur

Theatralisierungsstrategien epischer Stoffe im spätmittelalterlichen und frühneuzeitlichen Spiel

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 454 p., cloth
128,00 €

This study concentrates on strategies of the theatralization of epic motifs in the late medieval and early modern play in combination with the question of the advantages which lie...

9783895008054
Mejcher-Atassi, Sonja

Reading Across Modern Arabic Literature and Art

Three Case Studies: Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, Abd al-Rahman Munif, Etel Adnan

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 120 p., hardback
69,00 €

Interrelations of literature and art, word and image, are manifold. However, they have remained largely unexplored when it comes to literature and art in the Arab world. This book...

9783895009143
Hinterberger, Martin

Phthonos

Mißgunst, Neid und Eifersucht in der byzantinischen Literatur

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 530 p., cloth
128,00 €

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Die Emotion „Phthonos“ spielt in Byzanz (definiert als „Schmerz über das Wohlergehen des anderen“) eine...

Series: Serta Graeca Volume: 29
9783895009112
Kerth, Sonja

Vergangenheit als Konstrukt

Mittelalterbilder seit der Renaissance

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 192 p., cloth
78,00 €

No english description available. Showing german description:
Mittelalterbilder und ihr Weiterleben seit der Renaissance sind das Thema des Sammelbandes, der...

9783895008078
Hajjar, Osman

Die Messingstadt

Eine Erzählung aus „Tausendundeiner Nacht“. Architektur einer Heiligwerdung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
79,00 €

Anyone associating The Arabian Nights with erotic stories will doubtlessly be disappointed when reading “City of Brass” (Nights 566−578). This tale deals not with the lust for...

9783895008962
Editor: Löser, Freimut; Steinke, Robert; Vogelgsang, Klaus; Wolf, Klaus

Neuere Aspekte germanistischer Spätmittelalterforschung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 292 p., cloth
58,00 €

No english description available. Showing german description:
Die hier publizierten Tagungsbeiträge bilanzieren und perspektivieren Aspekte der Forschung zum deutschen...

9783895008474
Von Sieglinde Hartmann unter redaktioneller Mitarbeit von Michael Schurk

Deutsche Liebeslyrik vom Minnesang bis zu Oswald von Wolkenstein

oder die Erfindung der Liebe im Mittelalter

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
49,00 €

This initial volume of the series provides a basic introduction into the particularities of the history of mentality, language and literature in a study of the Middle Ages...

9783895008061
Editor: Milich, Stephan; Pannewick, Friederike; Tramontini, Leslie

Conflicting Narratives: War, Trauma and Memory in Iraqi Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 286 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume deals with the Iraqi cultural production under and after Baathist rule, a research field which, in comparison to Iraqi history and politics, has attracted relatively...

9783895008726
Editor: Al Jallad, Nader

People from the Desert

Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
98,00 €

“People from the Desert. Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture” provides a collection of text-based studies that investigate different aspects of the history, culture and...

9783895008405
Hilgers, Heribert A.; Thoelen, Heinz

Das »Bairisch-österreichische Buch von Troja«

(»Buch von Troja II«). Kritische Ausgabe

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 630 p., cloth
118,00 €

With this volume, Heribert A. Hilgers and Heinz Thoelen present a critical edition of one of the most noteworthy and outstanding late medieval German prose epics about Troy, which...

9783895004544
Pakdeekham, Santi

Pitakamala. »The Garland of the Pitaka«

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 380 p., paperback / softback
39,00 €

“Pitakamala” or “The Garland of the Pitaka” is a Northern Thai text that describes the Buddhist scriptures as they were traditionally transmitted in palm-leaf manuscripts kept in...