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Product Description: Die neue englischsprachige Reihe zur Mediavistik strebt eine methodisch reflektierte, anspruchsvolle Verbindung von Text- und Kulturwissenschaft an. Sie widmet sich den kulturellen Grundthemen der mittelalterlichen Welt aus der Perspektive der Literatur- und Geschichtswissenschaft...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110470963 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 20, 2016, cover price $126.00 | About this edition: Die neue englischsprachige Reihe zur Mediavistik strebt eine methodisch reflektierte, anspruchsvolle Verbindung von Text- und Kulturwissenschaft an.

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Product Description: Despite a modern tendency to describe medieval women as suppressed and marginalized, a critical reading of relevant texts by female poets/writers demonstrates that women all over Europe in the premodern era enjoyed considerable freedom to express themselves and to contribute to the literary discourse of their time...read more

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9783631674079 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 20, 2016, cover price $85.95 | About this edition: Despite a modern tendency to describe medieval women as suppressed and marginalized, a critical reading of relevant texts by female poets/writers demonstrates that women all over Europe in the premodern era enjoyed considerable freedom to express themselves and to contribute to the literary discourse of their time.

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Product Description: A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies, this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent at that time has considerably expanded, to a point where we are in danger of no longer seeing the proverbial forest for the trees...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110377576 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 28, 2015, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies, this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture.

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Product Description: A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies, this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent at that time has considerably expanded, to a point where we are in danger of no longer seeing the proverbial forest for the trees...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110266597 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 28, 2015, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies, this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture.
9783110377569 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 28, 2015, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies, this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture.

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Product Description: Thanks to extensive research, our understanding of medieval culture has virtually exploded over the last decades. Medieval society embraced a complex set of values that must be discussed from an interdisciplinary perspective. This new handbook offers articles on central topics defining the medieval world and culture...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110377606 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 28, 2015, cover price $699.00 | About this edition: Thanks to extensive research, our understanding of medieval culture has virtually exploded over the last decades.

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Product Description: By pursuing an ecocritical reading, The Forest in Medieval German Literature examines passages in medieval German texts where protagonists operated in the forest and found themselves either in conflictual situations or in refuge. By probing the way the individual authors dealt with the forest, illustrating how their characters fared in this sylvan space, the role of the forest proved to be of supreme importance in understanding the fundamental relationship between humans and nature...read more

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9780739195185 | Lexington Books, June 3, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: By pursuing an ecocritical reading, The Forest in Medieval German Literature examines passages in medieval German texts where protagonists operated in the forest and found themselves either in conflictual situations or in refuge.

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Product Description: Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence...read more

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9780415971010 | Routledge, August 1, 2004, cover price $150.00

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9780415762694 | Routledge, June 9, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence.

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Product Description: This collectoion brings together an outstanding group of historical, cultural, and literary scholars to investigate the complicated, nuanced, and often surprising union and desire and dread associated with the figure of the foreign Other in the Middle Ages--represented variously by Muslims, Jews, heretics, pagans, homosexuals, lepers, monsters, and witches...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9780415930024 | Routledge, April 1, 2002, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This collectoion brings together an outstanding group of historical, cultural, and literary scholars to investigate the complicated, nuanced, and often surprising union and desire and dread associated with the figure of the foreign Other in the Middle Ages--represented variously by Muslims, Jews, heretics, pagans, homosexuals, lepers, monsters, and witches.

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9781138011557 | Routledge, August 15, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This collectoion brings together an outstanding group of historical, cultural, and literary scholars to investigate the complicated, nuanced, and often surprising union and desire and dread associated with the figure of the foreign Other in the Middle Ages--represented variously by Muslims, Jews, heretics, pagans, homosexuals, lepers, monsters, and witches.

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Product Description: Understanding mental health from a religious, literary, and philosophical point of view represents a critical component in current research on alternative approaches to well being, spiritually and physically. This volume contains a selection of papers drawn from a conference at The University of Arizona in May 2013 addressing all these issues from a variety of perspectives, inviting us to consider them especially through a historical lens...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110360875 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, June 13, 2014, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: Understanding mental health from a religious, literary, and philosophical point of view represents a critical component in current research on alternative approaches to well being, spiritually and physically.

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Product Description: The computer revolution is upon us. The future of books and of reading are debated. Will there be books in the next millennium? Will we still be reading? As uncertain as the answers to these questions might be, as clear is the message about the value of the book expressed by medieval writers...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9780815332305 | Routledge, May 1, 1999, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The computer revolution is upon us.

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9781138799035 | Routledge, May 30, 2014, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: The computer revolution is upon us.

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Product Description: This volume explores the often problematic, but also productive relationships between East and West during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age, focusing on literary and pragmatic texts, scientific exchanges, strategies to build bridges to the other culture, and on parallel cultural developments documenting contacts and communication between both worlds...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110328783 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 31, 2013, cover price $224.00 | About this edition: This volume explores the often problematic, but also productive relationships between East and West during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age, focusing on literary and pragmatic texts, scientific exchanges, strategies to build bridges to the other culture, and on parallel cultural developments documenting contacts and communication between both worlds.

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Product Description: The history of the United States has been deeply determined by Germans throughout time, but hardly anyone has noticed that this was the case in the Southwest as well, known as Arizona/Sonora today, in the eighteenth century as Pimería Alta...read more

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9780739177846 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, December 13, 2012), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The history of the United States has been deeply determined by Germans throughout time, but hardly anyone has noticed that this was the case in the Southwest as well, known as Arizona/Sonora today, in the eighteenth century as Pimería Alta.

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Product Description: In the wake of the Spatial Turn and the emergence of ecocritical theory, rural space proves to be a highly fertile ground for the reexamination of medieval and early modern literature, history, and art history. This volume combines critical articles that examine the way how rural space was perceived, presented, and evaluated in the Middle Ages and the early modern time...read more
By Christopher R. Clason (collaborator) and Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110285369 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 30, 2012, cover price $224.00 | About this edition: In the wake of the Spatial Turn and the emergence of ecocritical theory, rural space proves to be a highly fertile ground for the reexamination of medieval and early modern literature, history, and art history.

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Product Description: How did people in the early modern period deal with the question of how to lead a good life in order to also experience a good death? This discourse, deeply rooted in antiquity, continued during the Middle Ages, and then grew significantly in intensity in the 16th and 17th centuries, primarily as a result of the impact of the Protestant Reformation and of innovative medical research, especially the work of Theoprastus von Hohenheim, known as Paracelsus...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110281309, titled "Gutes Leben Und Guter Tod Von Der Spätantike Bis Zur Gegenwart / the Good Life and Good Death from Late Antiquity to the Present: Ein Philosophisch-ethischer Diskurs Über Die Jahrhunderte Hinweg" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, April 1, 2012, cover price $224.00 | About this edition: How did people in the early modern period deal with the question of how to lead a good life in order to also experience a good death?

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Product Description: Although there were a number of outstanding women writers of the late middle ages, it was not thought that women composed lyric poetry. Classen proves this to be a misconception, presenting here a selection of secular love songs and religious hymns composed by fifteenth- and sixteenth-century German women poets, translated for the first time...read more
By Albrecht Classen (trans)

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9781843842965 | Reprint edition (Ds Brewer, March 15, 2012), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Although there were a number of outstanding women writers of the late middle ages, it was not thought that women composed lyric poetry.

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Product Description: The contributors to this anthology present a fascinating spectrum of research, dealing partly with Theophrast von Hohenheim (Paracelsus) and partly with the scientific discourse on health and illness in general in the Early Modern Era in the context of religion and medicine...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110259407 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 1, 2011, cover price $238.00 | About this edition: The contributors to this anthology present a fascinating spectrum of research, dealing partly with Theophrast von Hohenheim (Paracelsus) and partly with the scientific discourse on health and illness in general in the Early Modern Era in the context of religion and medicine.

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Product Description: Contrary to modern assumptions, sexual violence and rape were treated as severe crimes in the Middle Ages. This book examines the testimony in medieval and early modern German literature and traces the discourse on both aspects from the twelfth through the sixteenth centuries...read more

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9783110263374 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, June 15, 2011, cover price $182.00 | About this edition: Contrary to modern assumptions, sexual violence and rape were treated as severe crimes in the Middle Ages.

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Product Description: The Musei Capitolini in Rome possess the largest collection of ancient portraits, with a number of famous works of the highest quality. Following the publication of the female portraits (vol. 3) and the male imperial portraits (vol...read more

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9783110228861 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, May 16, 2011, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: The Musei Capitolini in Rome possess the largest collection of ancient portraits, with a number of famous works of the highest quality.

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Product Description: Although it seems that erotic love generally was the prevailing topic in the medieval world and the Early Modern Age, parallel to this the Ciceronian ideal of friendship also dominated the public discourse, as this collection of essays demonstrates...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor) and Marilyn Sandidge (editor)

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9783110253979 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 17, 2011, cover price $238.00 | About this edition: Although it seems that erotic love generally was the prevailing topic in the medieval world and the Early Modern Age, parallel to this the Ciceronian ideal of friendship also dominated the public discourse, as this collection of essays demonstrates.

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Product Description: This interdisciplinary handbook provides extensive information about research in medieval studies and its most important results over the last decades. The handbook is a reference work which enables the readers to quickly and purposely gain insight into the important research discussions and to inform themselves about the current status of research in the field...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110184099 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, November 15, 2010, cover price $1007.00 | About this edition: This interdisciplinary handbook provides extensive information about research in medieval studies and its most important results over the last decades.

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Product Description: Despite popular opinions of the ´;dark Middle Ages´ and a ´;gloomy early modern age´, many people laughed, smiled, giggled, chuckled, enternained and rediculed each other. This volume demonstrates how important laughter had been at times and how diverse the situations proved to be in which people laughed...read more
By Albrecht Classen (editor)

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9783110245479 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 31, 2010, cover price $252.00 | About this edition: Despite popular opinions of the ´;dark Middle Ages´ and a ´;gloomy early modern age´, many people laughed, smiled, giggled, chuckled, enternained and rediculed each other.

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