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Vernacular and Latin Literary Discourses of the Muslim Other in Medieval Germany

  • Authors
  • Jerold C. Frakes

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Jerold C. Frakes
    Pages 1-9
  3. Jerold C. Frakes
    Pages 11-46
  4. Jerold C. Frakes
    Pages 97-122
  5. Jerold C. Frakes
    Pages 147-165
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 167-233

About this book

Introduction

Little attention has been focused the representation of Muslims in medieval Germany. Proceeding from a grounded use of contemporary cultural theory and close textual analysis, this study focuses Muslims in several core texts representing drama, epic, and lyric written by the most important writers of medieval Germany. Far from simply adding medieval Germany to the growing scholarly list of the 'pre-post-colonializing' European cultures, the study provides important new perspectives.

Keywords

crusades Europe Germany Medieval Literature

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