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Gauvain, Gawein, Walewein [electronic resource] : die Emanzipation des ewig Versp�ateten / Bernhard Anton Schmitz.

By: Schmitz, Bernhard Anton, -2006.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hermaea: n.F., Bd. 117.Publisher: T�ubingen : Niemeyer, 2008Description: 1 online resource (ix, 342 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783484970380 (electronic bk.); 3484970383 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Gawain (Legendary character) -- Romances -- History and criticism | Arthurian romances -- History and criticism | Knights and knighthood in literature | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary | LITERARY CRITICISM -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gauvain, Gawein, Walewein.DDC classification: 809.93351 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Frontmatter; Inhaltsverzeichnis; I. Einleitung; II. Gauvain in den Romanen Chr�etiens de Troyes; III. Rezeption und Entwicklung der Gauvainfigur in mittelhochdeutschen und mittelniederl�andischen Versromanen; Backmatter;
Summary: The function of the figure of Gauvain underwent an historical change. As a courtly character in the classical romances, he reacted in the interests of Arthurian society to its deficiencies, so that the action provoked by the disturbances came to rest. In the later romances, a process of emancipation in the role of the protagonist sets in. The personal motivation connected with this role stood in conflict with the function of the figure of Gauvain as established in the tradition of the genre, and this led to problems of causality in the texts. Despite this process of emancipation, however, the.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-342).

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Frontmatter; Inhaltsverzeichnis; I. Einleitung; II. Gauvain in den Romanen Chr�etiens de Troyes; III. Rezeption und Entwicklung der Gauvainfigur in mittelhochdeutschen und mittelniederl�andischen Versromanen; Backmatter;

The function of the figure of Gauvain underwent an historical change. As a courtly character in the classical romances, he reacted in the interests of Arthurian society to its deficiencies, so that the action provoked by the disturbances came to rest. In the later romances, a process of emancipation in the role of the protagonist sets in. The personal motivation connected with this role stood in conflict with the function of the figure of Gauvain as established in the tradition of the genre, and this led to problems of causality in the texts. Despite this process of emancipation, however, the.

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