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British Library Additional Manuscript 24946. Description, analysis and discussion

Lambert, James (2008)
M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Abstract

Chapter 1 considers the importance of the manuscript and looks at pre-vious research; it assesses how that research is now out-of-date, has not kept up with newer knowledge and codicological methodology and identifies uncorrected inconsistencies and inaccuracies. It sets out aims and purposes for this current study along codicological, literary and socio-literary lines.

Chapter 2 provides a general description of the manuscript before considering more specifically its Bavarian dialect and possible Nuremberg provenance. Questions of dating are also considered. A list of contents is provided and its structure examined.

Chapter 3 looks at the background to the manuscript, Nuremberg in the fifteenth century, and attempts to gauge the owner of the manuscript’s place within that society before analysing the religious, moral and social themes treated in the works contained in the manuscript.

Type of Work:M.Phil. thesis.
Supervisor(s):Harris, Nigel W.
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Arts & Law
Department:School of Humanities, Department of German Studies
Additional Information:

Please note: Additional Manuscript 24946 folio is copyright of the British Library. Images of the Additional Manuscript 24946 folio have been reproduced in the digital version of this thesis by permission of the British Library.

Other publications on the e-theses repository:

Lambert, James. An analysis of the structure and themes of Der Stricker's Pfaffe Amis. M.A. Diss. University of Birmingham, 1976.
http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/456/

Lambert, James. A critical edition of the full text of Heinrich von Beringen's "Schachbuch" with introduction, notes and appendices. Ph.D. Diss. University of Birmingham, 2017.
http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/7225/

Subjects:PT Germanic literature
Institution:University of Birmingham
ID Code:7226
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