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Der Kommentar in der Frühen Neuzeit /
herausgegeben von Ralph Häfner und Markus Völkel.
imprint
Tübingen : Niemeyer, 2006.
description
214 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
348436615X (cl.), 9783484366152 (cl.)
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imprint
Tübingen : Niemeyer, 2006.
isbn
348436615X (cl.)
9783484366152 (cl.)
general note
Contributions to a workshop held at the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel on May 5-7, 2002.
language note
Chiefly in German, 2 contributions in English.
catalogue key
6159178
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Ein wichtiger, interessanter Band, der nur empfohlen werden kann."Hans-Uwe Lammel in: Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft 4/2008
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In the early modern age the 'commentary' genre experienced an astounding upswing. On the one hand, scholars harked back to the use of this text variety in ancient times, on the other they used commentaries to respond to contemporary challenges in the fields of literature and scholarship. The use of commentaries is an absolutely essential component in transformation processes like modernization and secularization. The volume assembles the papers delivered at a conference in Wolfenb ttel and contributes to the more precise understanding of a widely underrated scholarly practice located between innovation, subversion, and tradition.

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