Der englische Eulenspiegel

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The study investigates Eulenspiegel, the European bestseller of the Early Modern Age. The history of its dissemination in England shows how strongly book printing there in the 16th century was predominated by German printers and sellers and demonstrates how a ?German’ figure was received in England. The study presents that period's fascination with Eulenspiegel using a number of examples of translations showing their interconnection with the English version. Here for the first time, an edition translated into ...
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Overview

The study investigates Eulenspiegel, the European bestseller of the Early Modern Age. The history of its dissemination in England shows how strongly book printing there in the 16th century was predominated by German printers and sellers and demonstrates how a ?German’ figure was received in England. The study presents that period's fascination with Eulenspiegel using a number of examples of translations showing their interconnection with the English version. Here for the first time, an edition translated into German and including variants reflects the entire English tradition of the 16th century.
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"Obwohl ANJA HILL-ZENK sich auf den ersten Blick ein eng begrenztes Thema vornimmt, wird bald deutlich, dass sie sich mit großem Mut in ein schwer überschaubares, gar unwegsames Gebiet begibt. [...] [So kann] diese Arbeit insgesamt als gelungen betrachtet werden [...] und [es muss] anerkannt werden [...], dass HILL-ZENK einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Erforschung des gesamten ‘Eulenspiegel’-Komplexes geleistet hat [...]."Prof. Dr. John L. Flood in : Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum und deutsche Literatur (ZfdA) Band 140, Heft 4, 2011
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110234633
  • Publisher: De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/13/2010
  • Language: German
  • Series: Hermaea. Neue Folge Series , #122
  • Pages: 598
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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Anja Hill-Zenk,Dortmund.
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