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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. 02_Halftitle
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  1. 03_FM01
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Table of Contents
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  1. Preface
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  1. Chapter One The Problem
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  1. Chapter Two Heathen Shame Culture
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  1. Chapter Three Christian Guilt Culture
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  1. Chapter Four Knightly Honor – The Native Heritage
  2. pp. 59-87
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  1. Chapter Five Knightly Honor – Refining Influences
  2. pp. 88-103
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  1. Chapter Six Courtier, Cleric, and Contradiction
  2. pp. 104-122
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  1. Chapter Seven Origins of Bourgeois Honor
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  1. Chapter Eight Honor in Reformation and Baroque Literature
  2. pp. 138-148
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  1. Chapter Nine Inner Honor
  2. pp. 149-159
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  1. Chapter Ten Honor and the Common Man
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  1. Chapter Eleven Loss of Honor
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  1. Chapter Twelve Ridicule of Traditional Honor
  2. pp. 181-189
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  1. Conclusion
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  1. Bibliography
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

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