Wolfram von Eschenbach


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Wolfram von Eschenbach

(German ˈvɔlfram fɔn ˈɛʃənbax)
n
(Biography) died ?1220, German poet: author of the epic Parzival, incorporating the story of the Grail

Wolf•ram von Esch•en•bach

(ˈvɔl frɑm fən ˈɛʃ ənˌbɑx, ˈwʊl frəm vɒn ˈɛʃ ənˌbɑk)
n.
c1170–c1220, German poet.
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Indeed, the works of authors of the period such as Gottfried von Strassburg and Wolfram von Eschenbach present a direct challenge to the Church, secularizing the divine and finding it outside of the official doctrine.
Y entre estos eventos especialmente significativos para el publico operomano, y en especial para el wagneriano, nos ha llamado la atencion una no menos singular puesta de su gran testamento gotico por excelencia Parsifal (a partir del poema epico medieval Parzival de Wolfram von Eschenbach, en derredor de este caballero de la corte del Rey Arturo y su busqueda del Santo Grial, se decanto en la mente del compositor por mas de veinte anos), nada mas y nada menos que en el hermoso y ya emblematico Teatro Amazonas de Manaos, en el corazon mismo de la selva, en Brasil.
588--"the figure of the monk Ilsan in the Rosengarten": a medieval poem by Wolfram von Eschenbach
Goering lucidly outlines the chronology and contents of the grail stories of Chretien de Troyes, Wolfram von Eschenbach, and Robert de Boron.
Later writers like Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chretien de Troyes, Thomas Mallory, and Wolfram von Eschenbach combined this bricolage of images and myths into more systematic stories with an overlay of Christianity.
The tide refers of course, to the medieval courtly romance of Wolfram von Eschenbach of the sam name, and offers a bridge to Richard Wagner's opera of 1877-82.
The life of Wolfram von Eschenbach, author of Parzival, spanned the end of the twelfth and the beginning of the thirteenth centuries.
The medieval author Wolfram von Eschenbach and the modern science-fiction author Stanislaw Lem are sources that furnish additional "Bedeutungsfelder," particularly as these relate to the themes of choice and mortality.
Although Die Krone is technically a Grail romance in the tradition of Wolfram von Eschenbach, its narrator has little interest in the Grail as a mystical vessel or even symbol and essentially relates the story of a knight (Gawein) whose triumphs owe more to his own strength at arms than to God's guiding hand.
Chretien de Troyes, Wolfram von Eschenbach, and Robert de Boron have together created a great literary mystery in the various ways they portray the Grail in their works.
In the 13th century the German poet Wolfram von Eschenbach based his epic Willehalm on Guillaume d'Orange, and the chansons were recorded in prose in the Icelandic Karlamagnus saga.