Hrotsvit of Gandersheim

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim

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Hrotsvit's keen awareness of contemporary issues and her determination to provide her readers with a rich variety of exemplary female heroes and acts of personal courage, offer twenty-first-century readers a powerful model of responsibility and agency.One of the best examples of Hrotsvita#39;s portrayal of children, and the focus of this essay, is the play Sapientia. ... the nuances of age and family structure leads to a reconsideration of important questions of sexual violence, the exercise of power, anbsp;...

Title:Hrotsvit of Gandersheim
Author:Phyllis Rugg Brown, Katharina M. Wilson, Linda A. McMillin
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2004


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