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dc.contributor.authorBoner, Ulrichen_US
dc.contributor.authorFouquet-Plümacher, Dorisen_US
dc.identifier.other6740 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractThis book is the companion to the facsimile of Boner's Der Edelstein. It is well put together by a good librarian. Fouquet helps the reader to assess Boner as a fabulist and then Pfister as a publisher. She pays special attention to the woodcuts; I believe they have attracted much more scholarly attention than Boner's texts. My own investigations led me to disagree with Fouquet about the order in which the three elements of a given page were printed. The one botched page seems to indicate rather that the print is superimposed upon the picture than vice-versa. This book gathers a helpful set of illustrations to show the points that Fouquet makes. For me the material at the end of this book was the most helpful. From Fouquet's list of editions, I was actually able to find three available digitally, the editions of Eschenburg, Benecke, and Pfeiffer. They were my major help as I worked my way through Pfister's rendition of Boner's text. My work did not raise my estimation for Pfister as a scholarly publisher. Lines and words are skipped. Some sentences make no sense because the most important word is left out. In this respect, I believe Steinhöwel did the better job of the two. Perhaps the most maddeningly botched text of all is the epilogue, in which Boner gives a serious sense of what he thinks he is doing. Fouquet also includes Inhaltsangaben, summaries of the eighty-six fables that Pfister publishes. Oh, how I wish that those summaries had been transcriptions of the actual texts! I sought the latter in vain. Apparently, all of the textual editions are formed -- appropriately enough -- from Boner's manuscripts rather than from Pfister's book. Of the three I worked through, only one took Boner's book as a serious textual witness. Fouquet is also not absolutely reliable in her renditions of Boner's stories.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityDoris Fouqueten_US
dc.publisherVerlag Müller und Schindleren_US
dc.subject.lccPT1507.B7E34 1461aen_US
dc.titleUlrich Boner Der Edelstein: Faksimile der ersten Druckausgabe Bamberg 1461en_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Germanen_US
dc.acquired.locationKunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs auf der Fleetinsel, Hamburg, Germanyen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: €50en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $72.45en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note3Boxed seten_US

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