Frau Minne

Frau Minne

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frau Minne (vrowe minne) is a personification of courtly love in Middle High German literature. She is frequently addressed directly in Minnesang poetry, usually by the pining lover complaining about his state, but she appears also in the longer Minnerede poems, and in prose works. A rare allegorical painting of ca. 1400, showing Frau Minne presiding over suffering lovers having their hearts torn from their breasts, was discovered in a guild house in Zurich in 2009.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Tort
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135656759
  • 9786135656756