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Frauenlob's song of songs : a medieval German poet and his masterpiece

Author: FrauenlobBarbara Jane NewmanKarl StackmannBarbara ThorntonBenjamin BagbyAll authors
Publisher: University Park (Pa.) : The Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : German, Middle High [1050-1500]

"Frauenlob" was the stage name of Heinrich von Meissen, a medieval German poet-minstrel. This title introduces the poet to English-speaking readers with a fresh poetic translation of his masterpiece,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Frauenlob.; Frauenlob; Heinrich, (von Meissen).; Frauenlob; Frauenlob (1250?-1318).; Frauenlob
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frauenlob; Barbara Jane Newman; Karl Stackmann; Barbara Thornton; Benjamin Bagby; Sequentia,
ISBN: 0271029250 9780271029252
OCLC Number: 494033227
Notes: Texte en moyen haut allemand avec traduction anglaise en regard. Préface et commentaires en anglais.
Description: 1 v. (XXI-241 p.) : illustrations, couv. illustrations en coul. ; 26 cm + 1 CD audio
Contents: ContentsList of IllustrationsPrefaceAbout the Text, Translation, and RecordingMarienleich / Frauenlob's Song of Songs: Text and Translation1. The Performer, His Public, and His Peers2. Frauenlob's Canon3. The Marienleich in Context4. The Marienleich as a Work of Art5. Reception and InfluenceCommentary on the MarienleichGlossary of Technical TermsAbbreviationsBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Barbara Newman ; with the critical text of Karl Stackmann ; and a musical performance on CD by the Ensemble Sequentia ; directed by Barbara Thornton and Benjamin Bagby.


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"The need for a readable Frauenlob translation has existed for a long time. Now, consistent with her reputation as one of the preeminent scholars in the field of medieval studies, Barbara Newman has Read more...

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