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Adding to a catalogue of 98 word-pairs in "Parzival," this concluding study on Wolfram von Eschenbach adds 59 pairs from "Willeham," 12 from "Titurel," and includes his 4 Minnesang pairs, concluding the analysis of each pair's occurrence with a complete listing of Wolfram's 171 alliterating pairs.

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Further adds to complete listing of over 1500 early German alliterating word-pairs (Old and Middle High German) through the classical period of courtly literature.


Discusses a central rhetorical device pervasive throughout the history of German.

Dr. John M. Jeep
Miami University

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This page is a summary of: Stabreimende Wortpaare in Wolframs “Willehalm”, “Titurel” und in seiner Lyrik, Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik, April 2020, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/18756719-12340165.
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