IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 722: Strangers in Medieval Cities

Tuesday 10 July 2007, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Zentrum für Mittelalterstudien, Otto-Friedrich-Universität, Bamberg / Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft
Organiser:Andrea Grafetstätter, Abteilung Deutsche Philologie des Mittelalters, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Moderator/Chair:Andrea Grafetstätter, Abteilung Deutsche Philologie des Mittelalters, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Paper 722-aForeign Culture in a Foreign Town: The Nuremberg Poet Jakob Ayrer and the Reception of 16th-Century English Comedies in Germany
(Language: English)
Andrea Grafetstätter, Abteilung Deutsche Philologie des Mittelalters, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Language and Literature - German, Mentalities
Paper 722-bStrangers in the Knight: An Analysis of Knights Facing Unknown Cities in Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival
(Language: English)
Silvia Herrmann, Abteilung Deutsche Philologie des Mittelalters, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Index terms: Language and Literature - German, Mentalities
Paper 722-cA Philosopher Abroad: Nicolaus Cusanus as a Member of the Late Medieval Roman Curia
(Language: English)
Sylvie Tritz, Abteilung Deutsche Philologie des Mittelalters, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Index terms: Language and Literature - German, Mentalities
Abstract

The aim of the session is to show the experience of foreign cultures from different angles. The examples are taken from different literary sources in order to analyse either the reception of a foreign culture in one’s own urban environment or the description of experiences in foreign cities and countries.