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Chivalry in twelfth century Germany : the works of Hartmann von Aue

Author: William Henry Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge : Brewer, 1994.
Series: Arthurian studies, 34
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Covers the production of Hartmann von Aue (fl 1180-1203), a figure of importance in the history of medieval German literature.


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Named Person: Hartmann, von Aue; Hartmann, von Aue.; Hartmann, von Aue
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Jackson
ISBN: 0859914313 9780859914314
OCLC Number: 231640416
Description: XIV, 320 S.
Contents: Part 1 King Arthur and the rise of knighthood: Arthur's kingship and the rise of knighthood in the 12th century; Geoffrey of Monmouth's "Historia Regum Britanniae"; the Arthurian romances of Chretien de Troyes; Hartmann's adaptations of "Erec" and "Yvain"; King Arthur and the social context of Hartmann's works. Part 2 Knighthood and social status in 12th-Century Germany and in Hartmann's "Erec": knighthood and military function; knights in lordly retinues - "ritter" and "knehte", "ritter" and "vrouwen ritters name"; knighthood and social differentiation in the 12th century; knighthood and nobility in historical sources; knighthood and nobility in Hartmann's "Erec". Part 3 Knighthood and the ethics of force in "Erec": peace movements, the court and the development of knightly ethics; the role of combats in the composition of "Erec"; Iders - combat and the restoration of order; the tournament and honour; Erec's "verligen" and the world of adventure; the robbers and the giants - robbery, captivity and ethical progress; Galoain and Oringles - lordship and violence; Guivreiz - "aventiure", "triuwe" and the proper grounds for combat; Mabonagrin - knighthood and the joy of the court; chivalric values, aesthetic form and the historical situation of Hartmann's "Erec". Part 4 "Gregorius" - knighthood in perspective: "Gregorius" and the three estates; the view of knighthood in the debate between Gregorius and the abbot; the moral evaluation of chivalry in "Gregorius"; penance, contrition and the inner life. Part 5 Knighthood, love service and the crusade in Hartmann's "Klage" and his lyrics: the figure of the knight in the 12th-century "minnesang"; lessons in love - the "Klage"; the ethics of service and reward in Hartmann's lyrics; knighthood and conversion - Hartmann's crusading songs. Part 6 "Der Arme Heinrich" - lord, peasant and lay literacy: Hartmann and lay literacy; knighthood and moral insight; aristocracy and peasantry. Part 7 Knighthood in "Iwein" - voices of the characters: introduction - knighthood and narrative voice; Iwein's awakening - the basis of a chivalric identity; Gawein's advice - knighthood, marriage and lordship over lands; Lunete's accusation - knighthood and "triuwe". Part 8 Knighthood in "Iwein" - social, legal and ethical dimensions of the action: Arthur's realm - Laudine's realm; the opening cycle - honour and self-assertion; the main cycle - justice and moral reflection; "aventiure", trial by combat and the role of courtliness; chivalric values, aesthetic form and the historical situation of Hartmann's "Iwein". Part 9 Conclusions.
Series Title: Arthurian studies, 34
Responsibility: W.H. Jackson.


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