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Hrotsvit of Gandersheim

rara avis in Saxonia? : a collection of essays

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Published by Published for M.A.R.C., Medieval and Renaissance Collegium, Produced and distributed by MARC Pub. Co. in [Ann Arbor, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saxony (Germany),
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Hrotsvitha, ca. 935-ca. 975 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Christian drama, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- Germany -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Saxony (Germany) -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementcompiled and edited by Katharina M. Wilson.
      SeriesMedieval and Renaissance monograph series ;, 7, Monograph publishing. Sponsor series
      ContributionsWilson, Katharina M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA8340 .H76 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2744872M
      ISBN 100941107000
      LC Control Number86063327

      TY - CHAP. T1 - Hrotsvit of Gandersheim Christianizes Terence. AU - Augoustakis, Antony. PY - /5/3. Y1 - /5/3. N2 - In this chapter, the author examines the appropriation of Terentian comedy by Hrotsvit and her transformation of the ancient plays into a Cited by: Mar 01,  · The Works of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Facsimile of the First Edition () - Ebook written by Hrotsvitha Hrotsvit of Gandersheim. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Works of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Facsimile of the First Edition ().5/5(1).

      “The Strong Voice of Gandersheim.” A 10th century canoness, ruling over what was essentially a principality of women, she was the first known woman playwright, contributing to the “Ottonian Revolution.” Her plays extol strong young virgins willing to sacrifice themselves for God, as well as “holy harlots” or prostitute saints. The abbey of Gandersheim, where these plays were written, was founded about the year by Luldolph, Duke of Saxony, at the request of his wife Oda, a Frankish princess. Although these were what men call "the dark ages", the darkness was comparative.

      Jun 06,  · The first section, "Constructing a Context," examines the historic, cultural, legal, and political environs of Hrotsvit's writings, such as an essay on her historiocity of royal succession. These essays, the furthest afield from theatre studies, indicate the book's primary audience as other Hrotsvit or medieval scholars. Hrotsvitha von Gandersheim; Hrotsvitha von Gandersheim (primary author only) Author division. Hrotsvitha von Gandersheim is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. Hrotsvitha von Gandersheim is composed of 16 names. You can examine and separate.


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Born in Gandersheim to Saxon nobles Hrotsvitha (c. – ) was a German secular canoness, who wrote dramas and poems during the rule of the Ottonian dynasty. Hrotsvitha lived at Gandersheim Abbey. She is considered the first female writer from the German Lands, the first female historian, the first person since antiquity to write dramas in the Latin West, and the first female poetess in.

The Plays Of Hrotswitha Of Gandersheim book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Called by Renaissance humanist Conrad Celtes /5.

Mar 15,  · Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim wrote the first plays known to be written by a woman, and she is the first known European woman poet after Sappho. She was a canoness, poet, dramatist, and historian.

Surmised from internal evidence of the writings that she was born about orand died afterperhaps as late as By Student Matthew Parrott Did you know the first Christian playwright was a woman. Hrotsvit (sometimes spelled Hrotsvita or Hrotsvitha) of Gandersheim (—) was a canoness who lived in Gandersheim Abbey during the late tenth century.

She wrote about many things: comedy, horror, battles, virgin martyrs, and holy prostitutes. She wrote six plays, all "modeled. Feb 18,  · Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c - c), almost certainly of noble Saxon parentage, was a canoness of the Saxon imperial abbey of Gandersheim, living and working there during its time of greatest material prosperity and cultural and intellectual pre-eminence/5(2).

Aug 19,  · Hrotsvit of Gandersheim was a tenth-century Saxon poet, playwright and historian, the first Western writer to adapt classical dramatic form and verse to Christian themes, and the first Saxon poet. Her extant works, completed bycomprise eight legends, six plays, two epics and a short poem, all written in Latin verse.[n.

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim, born circawas a canoness at Gandersheim, a Benedictine monastery in abcdfestivalgoa.com may have come from the Saxon nobility, and she had the education to refer to ancient authors like Ovid and Virgil. Hrotsvit died around the year Price: Free.

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: A Florilegium of her Works (Library of Medieval Women) [Katharina M. Wilson] on abcdfestivalgoa.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c - c), almost certainly of noble Saxon parentage, was a canoness of the Saxon imperial abbey of GandersheimCited by: 3.

Hrosvitha, regarded as the first German woman poet. Of noble birth, Hrosvitha spent most of her life as a nun in the Benedictine convent at Gandersheim. In an effort to counteract the pagan morality expressed in classical works, Hrosvitha wrote (c. ) six comedies in Latin, based on Terence, but.

Aug 10,  · I received this book as a gift because I had commented that life in a convent must have been as dreary as a prison, but apparently the convent was a path to power or at least to an education. The book is a translation of the 6 plays of a century German cannoness named Hrotswitha/5(2).

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c - c), almost certainly of noble Saxon parentage, was a canoness of the Saxon imperial abbey of Gandersheim, living and working there during its time of greatest material prosperity and cultural and intellectual pre-eminence.

Her importance cannot be overestimated: she is the first poet of Saxony; the first known dramatist of Christianity (indeed the first. Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim (c. –) German nun, poet, and historian who resided in the monastery in Gandersheim and was the first woman playwright of the West.

Book Description: Hrotsvit was the first dramatist of Christianity, the first female Saxon poet, the first Germanic author to employ the Faust theme, and one of the first Western writers to. Hrotsvit of Gandersheim, born circawas a canoness at Gandersheim, a Benedictine monastery in abcdfestivalgoa.com may have come from the Saxon nobility, and she had the education to refer to ancient authors like Ovid and Virgil.

Hrotsvit died around the year Hroswitha of Gandersheim cc. (Also known as Hrotsvitha, Hrotsvit, Roswitha.) German dramatist, poet, and historian. A Benedictine canoness, Hroswitha of Gandersheim is primarily known.

Jan 01,  · Hrotsvit was the first dramatist of Christianity, the first female Saxon poet, the first Germanic author to employ the Faust theme, and one of the first Western writers to compose a Christian epic.

The essays in Hrotsvit of Gandersheim examine the historical, cultural, legal, and political contexts of Hrotsvit's works, locating her opus within the tenth-century aristocratic and clerical 1/5(1).

Hrotsvit, a canoness in the German convent Gandersheim, wrote Latin poems, stories, plays, and histories during the reign of Emperor Otto the Great ().

She expresses a strong sense of authorial mission in letters, prefaces, and dedications. These personal writings, as well as her full. Mar 20,  · Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c - c), almost certainly of noble Saxon parentage, was a canoness of the Saxon imperial abbey of Gandersheim, living and working there during its time of greatest material prosperity and cultural and intellectual pre-eminence/5(24).

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Hrotsvit wrote stories, plays, and histories during the reign of Emperor Otto the Great (). Twelve original essays survey her work, showing historical roots and contexts, Christian values, and a surprisingly modern grappling with questions of identity and female self-realization.

During her lifetime, Hrosvitha divided her own works into three manuscripts: Book of Legends, Book of Drama, and Epics (dates uncertain).

The legends and plays still exist, but the two works included in Epics are lost. Very few details are known about Hrosvitha’s life and those that are known are often disputed.Hrotsvitha of GandersheimGerman-born Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim (c. –c. ) was one of the first known female playwrights in Europe.

A Benedictine nun ensconced in a renowned monastery that served as a center of learning and culture in medieval Germany, Hrotsvitha wrote poetry as well as six plays that drew heavily from classical sources and Christian lore.Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: A Florilegium of her Works (Library of Medieval Women) by Katharina M.

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