1st Edition

Justice and the Social Context of Early Middle High German Literature

ISBN 9781138973947
Published July 21, 2016 by Routledge
206 Pages

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Book Description

This book argues that far from preaching traditional, otherworldly ideals, the authors or these religious works were deeply engaged in the social, political, and spiritual issues that characterized the Holy Roman Empire at a time of radical transformation.



Robert G. Sullivan teaches at the University of Massachusettes at Amherst.


"A welcome addition to a relatively new, broadly conceived series of medieval "monographs by scholars in the early stages of their careers"." -- Ipeculum April 2003