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Originally published in 1959, this first scholarly study of the origin and development of the concept of honor in German literature traces its role from ancient Germanic to modern works and shows how the transformation from external to internal conceptions of honor were influenced by Christian and Stoic ideals.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half-Title Page
  2. p. i
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  1. Series Page
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Table of Contents
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  1. Epigraph
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. 1. The Problem
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  1. 2. Heathen Shame Culture
  2. pp. 10-37
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  1. 3. Christian Guilt Culture
  2. pp. 38-58
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  1. 4. Knightly Honor – The Native Heritage
  2. pp. 59-87
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  1. 5. Knightly Honor – Refining Influences
  2. pp. 88-103
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  1. 6. Courtier, Cleric, and Contradiction
  2. pp. 104-122
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  1. 7. Origins of Bourgeois Honor
  2. pp. 123-137
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  1. 8. Honor in Reformation and Baroque Literature
  2. pp. 138-148
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  1. 9. Inner Honor
  2. pp. 149-159
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  1. 10. Honor and the Common Man
  2. pp. 160-166
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  1. 11. Loss of Honor
  2. pp. 167-180
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  1. 12. Ridicule of Traditional Honor
  2. pp. 181-189
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 190-192
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  1. Bibliography
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781469657608
Related ISBN(s)
9781469657592
MARC Record
OCLC
1155362989
Launched on MUSE
2020-06-05
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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