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  • Record Number: 9848
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Damen , Mark.
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  • Title: Hrotsvit's "Callimachus" and the Art of Comedy [The author provides a brief introduction to his English translation of Hrotsvitha's play, "Callimachus." He concentrates on the classical sources and the comedic elements that were revealed through performance. He also discusses the challenges of translating Hrotsvitha's humor, both verbal and visual. The Latin text and the author's English translation are appended. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. Volume 2: Medieval Women Writing Latin.  Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 37 - 91.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Classical Influences Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim, Dramatist Humor Latin Literature Literature- Drama Plautus, Ancient Dramatist Translation Women Authors
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 10
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  • Author's Affiliation: Utah State University
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415941849
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