Gottfried Von Strassburg: Tristan by Mark ChincaGottfried Von Strassburg: Tristan by Mark Chinca

Gottfried Von Strassburg: Tristan

byMark Chinca

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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.

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Title:Gottfried Von Strassburg: TristanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.31 inPublished:April 13, 1997Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521408520

ISBN - 13:9780521408523

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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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"The author's thoughtful and thorough knowledge of Gottfried's brilliance and the Tristan tradition and the abundance of comparative source materials that he cites make this a highly recommendable book." Resemarie Deist, Speculum - A Journal of Medieval Studies