Gottfried von Strassburg: Tristan

Gottfried von Strassburg: Tristan

by Mark Chinca
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521408520

ISBN-13: 9780521408523

Pub. Date: 04/28/1997

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan approaches the work both through its context and through a close reading of key passages of the text. The close textual reading builds up a distinctive interpretation of the work, in which particular attention is paid to Gottfried's reworking of literary tradition, his use of religious analogies, and

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Overview

This concise introduction to Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan approaches the work both through its context and through a close reading of key passages of the text. The close textual reading builds up a distinctive interpretation of the work, in which particular attention is paid to Gottfried's reworking of literary tradition, his use of religious analogies, and his awareness of the fictive potential of literary language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521408523
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Story, author, context; 3. Gottfried and the Tristan tradition; 4. The poet and his fiction; 5. Commentary and narrative; 6. After Gottfried.

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