Publication details

Láska a smrt ve vybraných literárních dílech německého středověku

Title in English Love and death in selected works of the german middle ages


Year of publication 2019
Type Monograph
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description The book brings, for the firt time in history of Czech germanistic medieval studies, their synopses in Czech including the characteristics of the principal persons/heroes and their attitudes towards love and death. It is intended to help those reader who wish to get a deeper insight into complex/intriguing actions of heroic epic works, courtly novels and novelettes, medieval love poems or paramount prose written in the German-speaking world. It brings basic facts concerning authors and actions of those works and illustrates them with extracts in the original language and translations which with the exceptions of “The Song of the Niebelungs” and “The Ploughman from Bohemia” are recently translated into Czech for the first time.