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German Language and Literature Papers

1993

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The Masquerade Of History: Herman Bote’S Schichtboik, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy Dec 1993

The Masquerade Of History: Herman Bote’S Schichtboik, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy

German Language and Literature Papers

In medieval city chronicles of northern Germany we find an inter esting instance of polysemy in the word “schicht,” which is used to mean both “history” and “uprising”. Th is semantic overlap suggests a strong association in the contemporary imagination between the processes of historical change and the manifestation of disorder. This association is reflected in the practice of city chronicle writing in the medieval and late medieval period, which frequently was undertaken in the aftermath of an uprising. The chronicle documented the legitimacy of the restored order, and served the specific purpose of perpetuating the city’s present legal ...


Review Of Zwischen Revolution Und Orthodoxie? Schelling Und Seine Freunde Im Stift Und An Der Universität Tübingen: Texte Und Untersuchungen. By Wilhelm G. Jacobs, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy Jun 1993

Review Of Zwischen Revolution Und Orthodoxie? Schelling Und Seine Freunde Im Stift Und An Der Universität Tübingen: Texte Und Untersuchungen. By Wilhelm G. Jacobs, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy

German Language and Literature Papers

This volume makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the education Schelling and his contemporaries received at the Tübingen Stift in the last decades of the eighteenth century. The book consists of three parts: first Jacobs's discussion of the academic setting of the Stift, and then two sections of previously unpublished texts-a selection of eight Specimina (masters' essays) written between 1785 and 1795 by some of the lesser lights at the St$, followed by a list of the titles of all dissertations and Speciminawritten at the Stift during the same time period. While earlier studies have pointed ...