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Literarische Orte in deutschsprachigen Erzählungen des Mittelalters

Ein Handbuch

[Handbook of Literary Places in Medieval German Literature]

Ed. by Renz, Tilo / Hanauska, Monika / Herweg, Mathias

Series:De Gruyter Reference

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    November 2018
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    • Examines medieval German literature in terms of specific places
    • Surveys the narrative depiction and functionalization of significant places in medieval literature
    • A guide to medieval narrative world(s)

    Aims and Scope

    This work presents more than 40 places, which played prominent roles in medieval German narrative literature. It explores the language used to present these places, their plot functions, along with their historical and genre-specific connections. The volume compiles findings from recent spatial analytic research and develops individual analyses.


    xii, 712 pages
    Type of Publication:
    Reference Work
    spatial theory; spatial analysis; medieval narrative literature; historical narratology
    Mediaevalists, scholars of literature and culture

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    Monika Hanauska and Mathias Herweg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, and Tilo Renz, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany.

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