Reinmar von Zweter


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Reinmar von Zweter

(tsvā`tər), c.1200–c.1260, German minnesingerminnesinger
, a medieval German knight, poet, and singer of Minne, or courtly love. Originally imitators of Provençal troubadours, minnesingers developed their own style in the 13th and 14th cent.
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. He is best known for his Sprüche, short and often satirical verses on politics, religion, morals, and courtly love.
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In devoting a monograph to the treatment of courtly love within the genre of 'Sangspruchdichtung', the author sets herself three interrelated aims: to identify and describe that concept of courtly love which preoccupied Spruchdichter from Reinmar von Zweter to Frauenlob; to consider her theme from the perspective of a literary historian; and to add impetus to the discussion of the aesthetics of the genre.
3 that accuses Reinmar von Zweter of being a doenediep, a thief of melodies and songs, who has not only stolen but falsified the creations of his more knowledgeable and truthful colleagues (such as Der Marner himself).
Page misses one striking textual parallel to the curious list of religious orders, in a stanza by Reinmar von Zweter (after 1241?