Justice and the Social Context of Early Middle High German Literature

By Robert G. Sullivan

© 2002 – Routledge

206 pages

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Hardback: 9780415936859
pub: 2001-08-31

About the Book

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.


"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

About the Author

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

About the Series

Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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