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Title Brides and doom : gender, property, and power in medieval German women's epic / Jerold C. Frakes.
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1994.


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Description 1 online resource (290 pages)
Series Middle Ages series
Middle Ages series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-287) and index.
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In English.
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Subject Epic poetry, German -- History and criticism.
German poetry -- Middle High German, 1050-1500 -- History and criticism.
Women -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Feminism and literature -- Germany -- History.
Women and literature -- Germany -- History.
Civilization, Medieval, in literature.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Property in literature.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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.
Other Title Print version: Frakes, Jerold C. Brides and doom. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1994 0812232895