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Podcasts zu Shakespeare

Uni­ver­si­ty of Oxford: „Approach­ing Shake­speare“ Each lec­ture in this series focus­es on a sin­gle play by Shake­speare, and employs a range of dif­fer­ent approach­es to try to under­stand a cen­tral crit­i­cal ques­tion about it. Rather than pro­vid­ing over­ar­ch­ing read­ings or … Weit­er­lesen

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The Myths and Legends Podcast › Italian Folklore: „Clever Girl“

„Two sto­ries, one from Italy, one from Eng­land. In the one from Italy, Costan­za is born which would usu­al­ly be pret­ty great … except her par­ents are already in retire­ment and have giv­en every­thing away to her old­er sis­ters, so … Weit­er­lesen

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BBC Radio 4 „In Our Time“: „Sir Gawain and the Green Knight“

„Melvyn Bragg and guests dis­cuss one of the jew­els of medieval Eng­lish poet­ry. It was writ­ten c1400 by an unknown poet and then was left hid­den in pri­vate col­lec­tions until the C19th when it emerged. It tells the sto­ry of … Weit­er­lesen

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Aus unseren Neuerwerbungen – Romanistik 2019.12

Data and argu­men­ta­tion in his­tor­i­cal prag­mat­ics: gram­mat­i­cal­iza­tion of a Cata­lan motion verb con­struc­tionData and Argu­men­ta­tion in His­tor­i­cal Prag­mat­ics has two inter­re­lat­ed aims, one empir­i­cal and one the­o­ret­i­cal.The empir­i­cal aim of this vol­ume is to pro­vide a com­pre­hen­sive analy­sis of the … Weit­er­lesen

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BBC Radio 4 „Great Lives“: „Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians“

„She’s the most influ­en­tial woman that Eng­lish his­to­ry for­got, says Tom Hol­land – Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mer­cians, daugh­ter of Alfred the Great. Liv­ing and rul­ing at a time when the Anglo-Sax­ons were fight­ing back against the Vikings, Aethelflaed became … Weit­er­lesen

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BBC Radio 4: „The Danelaw“

„Melvyn Bragg and guests dis­cuss the effec­tive par­ti­tion of Eng­land in the 880s after a cen­tu­ry of Viking raids, inva­sions and set­tle­ments. Alfred of Wes­sex, the sur­viv­ing Anglo-Sax­on king and Guthrum, a Dan­ish ruler, had fought each oth­er to a … Weit­er­lesen

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Urkunde Johanns Ohneland in englischer Seminarbibliothek gefunden

In den Archiv­en der ehe­ma­li­gen Ushaw Col­lege Library, die heute zur Durham Uni­ver­si­ty gehört, wurde eine König­surkunde aus der Frühzeit der Herrschaft von Johann Ohneland (1199–1216) ent­deckt. Der Fund ist von großer Bedeu­tung, da die Urkunde noch im ersten Regierungs­jahr … Weit­er­lesen

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Aus unseren Neuerwerbungen – Anglistik 2019.1

Author, scribe, and book in late medieval Eng­lish lit­er­a­tureThe works of four major fif­­teenth-cen­­tu­ry writ­ers re-exam­­ined, show­ing their inno­v­a­tive recon­cep­tu­al­iza­tion of Mid­dle Eng­lish author­ship and the man­u­script book. Thomas Hoc­cleve, Margery Kempe, John Aude­lay and Charles d’Or­léans present them­selves as … Weit­er­lesen