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|