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Ein Judischer Artusritter: Studien Zum Judisch-Deutschen -Widuwilt- (-Artushof-) Und Zum -Wigalois- Des Wirnt Von Gravenberc Achim Jaeger

Ein Judischer Artusritter: Studien Zum Judisch-Deutschen -Widuwilt- (-Artushof-) Und Zum -Wigalois- Des Wirnt Von Gravenberc

Achim Jaeger

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9783484651326
Hardcover
465 pages
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This study examines the only extant Arthurian romance in German Jewish (-Widuwilt- / -Artushof-) and its links with Wirnt von Gravenbercs -Wigalois-. Central concerns are German-Jewish and Jewish-German literary transfer and aspects of the historyMoreThis study examines the only extant Arthurian romance in German Jewish (-Widuwilt- / -Artushof-) and its links with Wirnt von Gravenbercs -Wigalois-. Central concerns are German-Jewish and Jewish-German literary transfer and aspects of the history of reception and impact of -Widuwilt- and -Artushof-. The protagonist was designed to figure as a Jewish Arthurian knight, which indicates that as early as the 14th/15th century there was a Jewish upper class using literature as a means of social participation and representation.