Publisher: Camden House (January 13, 2003)
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The legend of Tristan and Isolde -- the archetypal narrative concerning the turbulent results of all-consuming, passionate love -- accomplished its so much whole and profound rendering within the German poet Gottfried von Strassburg's verse romance Tristan (ca. 1200-1210). together with his nice literary rival Wolfram von Eschenbach and his flexible predecessor Hartmann von Aue, Gottfried is taken into account one among 3 maximum poets produced through medieval Germany, and over the centuries his Tristan has misplaced none of its skill to draw with the wonderful thing about its poetry and to problem -- if now not impress -- with its sympathetic depiction of adulterous love. The essays, written via a dozen top Gottfried experts in Europe and North the US, supply definitive remedies of important features of this most vital and not easy excessive medieval model of the Tristan legend. They learn features of Gottfried's unheard of narrative artistry; the $64000 connections among Gottfried's Tristan and the socio-cultural state of affairs within which it used to be composed; and the reception of Gottfried's not easy romance either through later poets within the center a long time and through 19th- and twentieth-century authors, composers, and artists -- rather Richard Wagner. the amount additionally comprises new interpretations of vital figures, episodes, and parts (Riwalin and Blanscheflur, Isolde of the White fingers, the affection Potion, the functionality of affection, the feminine figures) in Gottfried's innovative romance, which provocatively elevates a sexual, human like to a summum bonum. Will Hasty is Professor of German on the collage of Florida. he's the editor of significant other to Wolfram's "Parzival," (Camden residence, 1999).
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