Astrid Lembke

Astrid Lembke
Universität Mannheim · Fachbereiche Germanistik

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Astrid Lembke currently works Universität Mannheim. Astrid engages in research in Literary Theory, Medieval German Literatur, and Medieval Yiddish Literature.

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Publications (11)
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This paper explores variations in portrayals of cooperation and friendship in legends of martyrs, focussing on the ›The Legend of Saints Protus and Hyacinth‹ in different historical contexts. When adapting the legend in the fifteenth-century, the compiler and copyist Sister Regula amended the standard ›Legenda Aurea‹ version by introducing an addit...
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Der Beitrag widmet sich ›Erzähltrojanern‹ - kurzen, zunächst unauf-fälligen ›Gastauftritten‹ extradiegetischer Stimmen innerhalb der Diegese, die jedoch bei genauerer Betrachtung vielfältige interpretatorische Möglichkeiten eröffnen. Exemplarisch hierfür werden knappe Erzählerkommentare im Kontext des Wiedererzählens (an Beispielen aus dem ›Erec(k)...
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This article explores the question as to how and when tombs in medieval narrative texts can be viewed as 'third spaces' that are used in order to define relations between members of different religious communities. In Wolfram von Eschenbach's 'Parzival' and 'Willehalm' as well as in Wirnt von Grafenberg's 'Wigalois' tombs and the spaces around thes...
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Wirnt von Grafenberg’s Middle High German romance ›Wigalois‹ features a hero who proves his knightly excellence not only actively when fighting male opponents but also passively when threatened by aggressive women. By killing his most dangerous opponent and burying that opponent’s wife, Wigalois overcomes his passivity and turns into an unquestione...
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Seit ihren Anfängen setzt sich die literaturwissenschaftliche Mediävistik immer wieder mit dem Thema der Verwandtschaft in erzählenden Texten auseinander. Kein Wunder: Wer das Personal mittelalterlicher Romane und das Verhältnis der einzelnen Figuren zueinander mustert, stellt schnell fest, dass verwandtschaftlich definierte Beziehungen die geschil...