An Introduction to Middle Dutch

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A textbook for courses or use by independent scholars, presenting the grammar of Middle Dutch from the 12th to the 15th century in a step- by-step progression. Excerpts from classical Middle Dutch prose and verse texts both illustrate grammatical topics and introduce the reader to Middle Dutch literature. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110135350
  • Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
  • Publication date: 6/1/1993
  • Pages: 236
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Phonological introduction 5
Ch. 2 Floris ende Blancefloer [Floris and Blancefloer] 18
Ch. 3 Vanden Levene ons Heren [The Life of Our Lord] 25
Ch. 4 Hendrik van Veldeke 34
Ch. 5 Der Leken Spieghel [Laymen's Mirror] 40
Ch. 6 Esmoreit 48
Ch. 7 Anthonis de Roovere (I) 54
Ch. 8 Vanden Vos Reynaerde [Reynard the Fox] (I) 61
Ch. 9 Van Sente Brandane [Saint Brendan] 69
Ch. 10 Jan van Ruusbroec (I) 84
Ch. 11 Anthonis de Roovere (II) 92
Ch. 12 Vanden Vos Reynaerde [Reynard the Fox] (II) 101
Ch. 13 Walewein 113
Ch. 14 Ferguut (I) 120
Ch. 15 Dirc Potter 131
Ch. 16 Karel ende Elegast [Charles and Elegast] 138
Ch. 17 Ferguut (II) 146
Ch. 18 Beatrijs van Nazareth 152
Ch. 19 Sister Bertken 161
Ch. 20 Jan van Ruusbroec (II) 171
Ch. 21 Beatrijs 180
Ch. 22 Hadewijch 189
Glossary 194
Bibliography 209
Bibliography of Middle Dutch texts 218
Index 220
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