Open Access Book
Open Access Book image

Medieval German Lyric Verse in English Translation

Author: Thomas, J.W.
Source: Directory of Open Access Books
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Image


This anthology contains representative selections from the verse of Minnesingers, nuns, priests, goliards, Spielleute, middle-class singers, and noblemen from the twelfth to the fifteenth century together with historical background, biographical sketches, and comments on individual poems. At the time of its original publication it was the largest such collection in English.