Medieval Literacy and Textuality in Middle High German

Reading and Writing in Albrecht’s Jüngerer Titurel

  • Authors
  • Annette Volfing

Part of the Arthurian and Courtly Cultures book series (SACC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Annette Volfing
      Pages 1-9
  3. The Narrative Universe

  4. The Narrators and the Author

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Annette Volfing
      Pages 97-123
  5. Conclusion

    1. Annette Volfing
      Pages 125-128
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 129-201

About this book


This study addresses the topics of literacy and texuality in order to develop a new line of interpretation for a landmark of Middle High German literature. Albrecht's Der jüngere Titurel is an intellectually ambitious narrative written ca. 1270 as a prequel and sequel to the more famous Arthurian texts by Wolfram von Eschenbach.


culture English literature German German literature interpret literacy literature Medieval Literature Middle Ages second language writing

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