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Leo Wiener lists Wolfram von Eschenbach's use of French words in his German epic poems Parzival, Titurel, and Willehalm.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-604-6
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 350
Publication Date: Sep 4,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 36
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-604-6
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Leo Wiener was a historian and linguist of Polish-Jewish origin and was professor of Slavic literatures at Harvard in the early 20th century. This essay discusses French words used by Wolfram von Eschenbach, a German knight and epic poet best known for his Parzival. Such borrowings highlight the permeability of French/ German identity in the Middle Ages, and anyone with an interest in Medieval history or literature will find this a useful reference document.

Leo Wiener was a historian and linguist of Polish-Jewish origin and was professor of Slavic literatures at Harvard in the early 20th century. This essay discusses French words used by Wolfram von Eschenbach, a German knight and epic poet best known for his Parzival. Such borrowings highlight the permeability of French/ German identity in the Middle Ages, and anyone with an interest in Medieval history or literature will find this a useful reference document.

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  • III - FRENCH WORDS IN WOLFRAM VON ESCHENBACH (page 6)