Mariken van Nieumegen

Mariken van Nieumegen

Therese Decker, Martin Walsh

Hardback
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Camden House

Overview

Overview

Translation of medieval Dutch drama featuring first known use of the play-within-a-play device.
A drama in medieval Dutch that provides the first known example of the play-within-a-play device. The text is based on the chapbook of around 1518. In a remarkable parallel to the Faust chapbook, a young woman enters into an agreement with the devil, offering her soul for knowledge and wisdom. Translated and edited by Professor Therese Decker and Martin Walsh, with the original text on facing pages.

Details

March 1994
152 pages
22.8x15.2 in
Medieval Texts & Translations
ISBN: 9781879751200
Format: Hardback
Camden House
BIC DSB
BISAC LIT004170
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"I heartily recommend this edition. Certainly, no library should be without it." DAPHNIS

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