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Playwright, Historian, Poet (c. 935 AD — c. 1000 AD)


Phyllis R. Brown; Linda A. McMillin; Katharina M. Wilson, (editors). Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Contexts, Identities, Affinities, and Performances. University of Toronto Press. 2004. 313pp.

Mary Marguerite Butler. Hrotsvitha: The Theatricality of Her Plays. New York: Philosophical Library. 1960. 234pp.

Stephen L. Wailes. Spirituality and Politics in the Works of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim. Susquehanna University Press. 2006. 290pp.

Ann Wilson; Rita Much. Women on the Canadian Stage: The Legacy of Hrotsvit. Blizzard Publishing. 1992. 133pp.

Katharina M. Wilson. Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: The Ethics of Authorial Stance. E. J. Brill. 1988. 176pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.218-20)

  6. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.891)

  7. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.231)

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