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- DescriptionCurrent interest in the intersections of various kinds of discourse provides the basis for a fresh look at diverse textual strategies of cultural legitimation. This collection presents an introductory essay and eleven studies (written in English and German) that address claims to authority associated with differing kinds of texts from such varied perspectives as political performance, popular culture, history of science, interrelations between verbal texts and other arts, and artistic professionalism. Read together, these studies illuminate historical contingencies and reveal important changes in the techlogies of authority from the twelfth through the eighteenth centuries. The contributors are Claire Baldwin, Thomas Cramer, Arthur Groos, Walter Haug, C. Stephen Jaeger, Jane O. Newman, James F. Poag, David Price, R
udiger Schnell, Lynne Tatlock, Horst Wenzel, and Gerhild Scholz Williams.
- Author BiographyJames F. Poag is professor emeritus of German at Washington University in St. Louis.|Claire Baldwin is assistant professor of German at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.
- PublisherThe University of North Carolina Press
- Date of Publication30/12/2014
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleUniversity of North Carolina Studies in Germanic Languages and Literature
- Place of PublicationChapel Hill
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThe University of North Carolina Press
- Content Noteblack & white halftones
- Weight431 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byClaire Baldwin
- Edition Statement1st New edition
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