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German Verse from the 12th to the 20th Century in English Translation

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Book Series: UNC Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures ISBN: 9781469658469 Year: Pages: 176 DOI: 10.5149/9781469658469_Thomas Language: English
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press Grant: National Endowment for the Humanities||Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - [grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]
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This anthology presents in English verse translation a selection of the best of German poetry, together with discussions of the chief authors and literary periods and brief explications of the individual poems. Taking the reader from the Minnesingers' songs of courtly love to Goethe and Rilke, this volume gives an excellent introduction to eight centuries of German poetry.

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Medieval German Lyric Verse in English Translation

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Book Series: UNC Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures ISBN: 9781469658506 Year: Pages: 264 DOI: 10.5149/9781469658506_Thomas Language: English
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press Grant: National Endowment for the Humanities||Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - [grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]
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This anthology contains representative selections from the verse of Minnesingers, nuns, priests, goliards, Spielleute, middle-class singers, and noblemen from the twelfth to the fifteenth century together with historical background, biographical sketches, and comments on individual poems. At the time of its original publication it was the largest such collection in English.

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Tannhäuser: Poet and Legend

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Book Series: UNC Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures ISBN: 9781469658483 Year: Pages: 218 DOI: 10.5149/9781469658483_Thomas Language: English
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press Grant: National Endowment for the Humanities||Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - [grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]
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To the medievalist, Tannhäuser is the author of ironical and highly original lyrical verse, to the folklorist, the subject of one of Germany's oldest ballads to the musicologist, the composer of the only extant music for a "Tanzleich" and the hero of several operas. J. W. Thomas examines the content and style of Tannhäuser's verse, discusses his sources and his influence on other medieval poets, and gives a history of the ballad material in which he appears. Also included is a diplomatic edition of Tannhäuser's poems, both verse translations of the poems and a version of the ballad, and an extensive bibliography.

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Ulrich von Liechtenstein's "Service of Ladies"

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Book Series: UNC Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures ISBN: 9781469658520 Year: Pages: 192 DOI: 10.5149/9781469658520_Thomas Language: English
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press Grant: National Endowment for the Humanities||Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - [grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]
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This volume presents the first English translation of one of the most original literary products of the German medieval period. It is introduced with a sketch of the poet's life, an evaluation of his work as autobiography and as fiction, and a survey of the extensive criticism that has been devoted to it. "Service of Ladies" has been put into English not only as a significant document of its time and place, but more especially because it is a piece of literature which is perhaps as entertaining today as it was seven centuries ago when Ulrich was reciting it to the laughter and applause of the knights and ladies of his native Styria.

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The Songs of the Minnesinger, Prince Wizlaw of Rügen

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Book Series: UNC Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures ISBN: 9781469658360 Year: Pages: 170 DOI: 10.5149/9781469658360_Thomas Language: English
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press Grant: National Endowment for the Humanities||Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - [grantnumber unknown]||[grantnumber unknown]
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This work originally published in 1967 was the first to treat Wizlaw in his three roles of composer, poet, and sovereign and to present his poetry in English. Thomas and Seagrave also include a bibliography, translations and music transcriptions of all his songs, and photographic reproductions of corresponding folios of the Jena manuscript.

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