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Hrotsvitha

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Published by B. Blom in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [ii]

StatementTranslated by Christopher St. John. With an introd. by Cardinal Gasquet and a critical pref. by the translator.
SeriesThe Medieval library
ContributionsSt. John, Christopher
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA8340 .A25 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5947959M
LC Control Number65020048
OCLC/WorldCa313354


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Excerpt from The Plays of Roswitha Whatever may be thought of the precise merits of these six short dramas, now translated into English for the first time,* it Will be conceded that a collection of plays bearing the date of the Ioth century, authenticated as the work of a woman, and a nun, is a remarkable phenomenon, interesting to students of monasticism and of the drama alike.5/5(1).

Hrotsvitha (c. – c. ), also known as Hroswitha, Hrotsvit, Hrosvit, and Roswitha, was a 10th-century German secular canoness, as well as a dramatist and poet who lived and worked in Abbey of Gandersheim, in modern-day Lower Saxony, a community of secular canonesses.

Her name, as she herself attests, is Saxon for "strong voice."/5. The Plays of Roswitha Contents Translator's note -- Introduction by his eminence Cardinal Gasquet -- Critical preface by Christopher St.

John -- The prefaces of Roswitha -- Gallicanus -- Dulcitius -- Callimachus -- Abraham -- Paphnutius -- Sapientia -- Cited by: 3. The Plays of Roswitha. Translated by Christopher St. John, with an introduction by Cardinal Gasquet and a critical preface by the translator.(London, Chatto & Windus, ) Scanned in and HTMLed by C.

Liang This text is part of the Internet Medieval Source Book. The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy. 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. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

⁠I am much indebted to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, O.S.B., Superioress of Stanbrook Abbey, and to the Reverend Paul Bonnet of Lyons University, for assistance in the work of translation.—.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The feudal period, reckoned the most barbarous, and Germania, set down then, as later in history, as the least civilized of countries, have produced the most considerable and least imperfect of these texts in the plays of Hrotsuitha, or Roswitha, a nun of the Order of St.

Benedict, who spent her religious life in the Convent of : Library of Alexandria. Hrotsvitha (c. ), also known as Hroswitha, Hrotsvit, Hrosvit, and Roswitha, was a 10th-century German secular canoness, as well as a dramatist and poet who lived and worked in Abbey of Gandersheim, in modern-day Lower Saxony, a community of secular name, as she herself attests, is Saxon for "strong voice." She wrote in Latin, and is considered /5.

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Finished. The plays of Roswitha. The plays of Roswitha. Read "The Plays Of Roswitha" by Christopher St. John available from Rakuten Kobo. Many modern female writers are famous for their voluptuous style; their ungratified sex is expressed in such erotic art Brand: Olympia Press. The plays of Roswitha: title_full: The plays of Roswitha / translated by Christopher St.

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Table of Contents. The prefaces of Roswitha. Gallicanus. Dulcitius. Callimachus. Abraham. Paphnutius. Sapientia. Note on the acting of the plays. Edition Notes SeriesCited by: 3. 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   The Plays of Roswitha, translated by Christopher St. John () Works about Hrotsvitha Books "A Tenth-Century Dramatist, Roswitha the Nun", in Of Six Mediæval Women, by Alice Kemp-Welch () Encyclopedic articles "Roswitha," in The New International Encyclopædia, New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.

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 17 names. You can examine and separate. Called by Renaissance humanist Conrad Celtes "the German Sappho, " Hrotswitha (ca.

-- ) was a prolific author who wrote eight legends in verse, two historical epics, and six plays in rhymed prose. This corrected reprint of the New York University Press edition contains translations of Gallicanus, Dulcitius, Callimachus, Abraham, Paphnutius, and Sapientia.4/5(1).

Although her date of birth is not known exactly, today’s post features “the most remarkable woman” of the early middle ages, Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim (in German also often referred to as Roswitha, and attributed as ‘the mighty voice‘ or the ‘Nightingale of Gandersheim‘).

Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim was a 10th-century German secular canoness, as well as a dramatist and poet. 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.

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. 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. Name variations: Hrosvitha; Hroswitha; Hrotsuit; Hrotsuitha; Hrotsvit; Hrotsvith von Gandersheim; Hrotswitha; Roswitha.

Pronunciation: Ros-VI-thuh (name derived from the old Saxon word "hrodsuind,". Here’s the book’s cover as well as the blurb I wrote for the book: The cover of the Standard Ebooks edition of Plays by Roswitha of Gandersheim Roswitha, also known as Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim, was a tenth century German canoness, dramatist, and poet.

Roswitha's great theme, which can be seen in all of her six short plays, is the evil of sex. Her plays are typically about a woman who wishes to renounce this world and become a nun -- to Roswitha this is the moral ideal.

But this woman is tempted by an evil man or by Satan to have sex. The plays are about this conflict. Hrotsvitha, ca. The Plays of Roswitha. Translated by Christopher St. John, with an introduction by Cardinal Gasquet and a critical preface by the translator.(London, Chatto & Windus, ) Scanned in and HTMLed by C.

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Hroswitha of Gandersheim cc. (Also known as Hrotsvitha, Hrotsvit, Roswitha.) German dramatist, poet, and historian. A Benedictine canoness, Hroswitha of Gandersheim is. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and BOOK REVIEWS Roswitha just as the religious drama was emerging from the liturgy.

Sister M. Mar-guerite Butler, whose sphere is Speech and the theater, sharply criticizes the literary historians for having, as she says, neglected the "viewpoint of the theatre" in studying Roswitha's plays. She wishes to prove that the plays were, if not. Even for school plays, such aspects should be carefully considered, but many teachers are not sure how best to approach them.

This comprehensive book, by experienced stage and costume designer Roswitha Spence, will guide teachers and others through the process of staging a play, with wise advice and expert tips throughout.

David Schrag (book/lyrics) makes his debut as a musical theater writer with Roswitha. His ten-minute plays have appeared and won audience awards in several festivals in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and other cities.

The Plays Roswitha Von Gandersheim, L Bonfante Bibliography / Translations from latin (medieval and modern) / Christian drama, english / Translations into english / Translations, english / Christian drama, latin (medieval and modern) / Hrotsvitha, approximately approximately 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. A study of the Thaïs legend with special reference to Hrothsvitha's "Paphnutius" by Hrotsvitha, ca.

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Update (Jun. 3, ): I’ve just finished creating an ebook of Roswitha’s plays for Standard Ebooks, a volunteer project that produces new, high-quality editions of public domain texts. This new ebook is a little bit more fancy and polished than the above version.

Here’s the link to the book on Standard Ebooks.Hrosvitha synonyms, Hrosvitha pronunciation, Hrosvitha translation, English dictionary definition of Hrosvitha.

also Hrotsvitha c. c. German nun and poet whose dialogues, modeled on ancient Roman plays, represent an early stage in the revival of European drama. Victor Webster was born in the yearFebruary 7 in Calgary Alberta, Canada. He was born to a hairstylist mother and a police officer, Roswitha and John Webster.

During his teenage, he often used to misbehave which lead to a troublesome situation.