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Reading the medieval book : word, image, and performance in Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm

Author: Kathryn Starkey
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, cop. 2004.
Series: Poetics of orality and literacy.
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Examines one of the most important epic poems of 13th-century Germany and its redaction in a richly illustrated manuscript created just fifty-five years after the poem's composition.

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Named Person: Wolfram von Eschenbach
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Starkey
ISBN: 0268041091 9780268041090 0268041083 9780268041083
OCLC Number: 186469852
Description: 239 s. : ill.
Contents: Word, image, performance, and the vernacular manuscript: creating a hybrid textual and visual language --
Orality, visuality, and the poetic medium --
Traversing the boundaries of language --
On view at the court: performance, power, and negotiation --
From performance to the written word: visualizing the narrative frame in words --
Word as image, image as word --
A hybrid medium: dialogue, discourse, and setting --
The material witness: visualizing the narrative frame in images --
Understanding the medieval book.
Series Title: Poetics of orality and literacy.
Responsibility: Kathryn Starkey.

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"Original in its insights, lucidly argued, and rigourously coherent, Reading the Medieval Book makes a major, original statement on the relationship between text and image in medieval books." - Sarah Read more...

 
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