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Author Frakes, Jerold C.

Title Brides and doom : gender, property, and power in medieval German women's epic / Jerold C. Frakes
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1994]
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Description 1 online resource (290 pages)
Series Middle Ages series
Middle Ages series.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Philology and/as Patriarchy: The Conventions of Nibelungenlied Scholarship -- 3. Women, Property, and Power -- 4. Pillow Talk: Intimate Conversations - Political Strategies -- 5. Teuton as Amazon: The Devil's Bride and the She-Devil -- 6. Inconclusive Intermezzo: The Monsters, the Critics, Diu Klage -- 7. Women, Sovereignty, and Class in Kudrun -- 8. Suone as Social (Trans)formation -- 9. Women's Epic and/as Masculist Backlash -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Jerold C. Frakes approaches the Nibelungenlied, the Klage, and the Kudrun, epic poems central to the Middle High German tradition, through a set of literary, economic, ad sociological interpretations, informed by a broad range of contemporary feminist scholarship
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-287) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
In English
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Subject Civilization, Medieval, in literature.
Epic poetry, German -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- Germany -- History.
German poetry -- Middle High German, 1050-1500 -- History and criticism.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Property in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Women and literature -- Germany -- History.
Women -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 94028092
ISBN 0585199779 (electronic bk.)
1512816051 (electronic bk.)
9780585199771 (electronic bk.)
9781512816051 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)
(acid-free paper)