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German Language and Literature Papers

2001

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Review Of Das Straßburger Eulenspiegelbuch: Studien Zu Entstehungs-Geschichtlichen Voraussetzungen Der Ältesten Drucküberlieferung, By Jürgen Schulz-Grobert, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy Jun 2001

Review Of Das Straßburger Eulenspiegelbuch: Studien Zu Entstehungs-Geschichtlichen Voraussetzungen Der Ältesten Drucküberlieferung, By Jürgen Schulz-Grobert, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy

German Language and Literature Papers

Schulz-Grobert argues that scholars' pursuit of a phantom Low German original, and their "fixation" on Herman Bote as its author, have directed scholarly attention away from the role the editors in Strassburg played in its production. While TE scholarship to date is in agreement that a Strassburg editor had a hand in the final version of the book, Schulz-Grobert argues that the circle of humanists and literati associated with Grüninger's press in Strassburg were alone responsible for producing the book.There is no need to assume the existence of a Low German original, he states, nor does the "ERMAN ...


Review Of Gregor Wittkop: Hölderlins Nürtingen: Lebenswelt Und Literarischer Entwurf, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy Jan 2001

Review Of Gregor Wittkop: Hölderlins Nürtingen: Lebenswelt Und Literarischer Entwurf, Priscilla A. Hayden-Roy

German Language and Literature Papers

Gregor Wittkop, a name familiar to Hölderlin scholars following his 1993 publication of documents relating to Hölderlin‘s Tarmzeit (Hölderlin. Der Pflegsohn. Texte und Dokumente 1806—1843 mit den neu entdeckten Nürtinger Pflegschaftsakten), has combined archival research with literary interpretation to present in his newest study a nuanced view of Hölderlin‘s Nürtingen. The study consists of two parts: the first deals with Hölderlin‘s biography and his relationships with family members throughout his life, the second discusses a number of the poet‘s writings whose thematic center is «home» in both a biographical and idealized sense. Wittkop‘s familiarity ...