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Die Funktion der Hauptzofen in Yvain, Iwein und Tristan
The introduction first recapitulates the different perspectives in which the courtly epics since Chretien de Troyes have been studied. Going from studies which mention the role of the "Ladies-in-waiting" only "in passim" ...
The soul as the bride of Christ: humility in Mechthild von Magdeburg's Ein Vliessendes Lieht der Gotheit
Mechthild von Magdeburg’s Ein Vliessendes Lieht der Gotheit establishes the necessity of practicing humility as the only method to attain eternal life. Through humility one might hope to achieve an elevated level of temporal ...
Discourse functions of negation in modern German
For a long time now, the study of negation has belonged to the discipline of logic. Linguists attempting to study negation have not ventured out of the confines of grammar. This work studies negation from a socio-cognitive ...
Der Perfidie hoher Preis zur Casanovafigur in der Literatur der Jahrhundertwende
The historic Casanova embodied the opposing aspects of vitality and decadence. Thus, he reflected the feeling of "gay apocalypse" which prevailed during the fin-de-siecle. In the case of Schnitzler and Hofmannsthal, their ...