This module, a continuation of the Middle High German series, picks up where the previous module left off (ie. Middle High German 2: An Epic Continuation). Although each MHG cohort learns and reads at different speeds, this module will probably continue with the 14th Âventiure of the Nibelungenlied and then switch to Hartmann von Aue’s Iwein, the German adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes’[s] Yvain, the Knight of the Lion.
As always, students are welcome to make suggestions if they would prefer a different text or even a different genre – farces, courtly epics, sermons or even legal texts are just a few examples of what we could read.
A Middle High German Reader by M. O’C. Walshe (ISBN: 0198720823). The instructor is also able to help you locate the book or a near-equivalent for the sake of instruction.
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Meeting Mondays & Fridays at 6:00 PM Eastern for eight 1-hour sessions on August 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28