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Humor in Defense of Virtue

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Hrosvitha of Gandersheim wrote her six short comedies in a German convent. An educated woman, she constructed the theatre pieces in response to the “licentious” women depicted in the plays of the Roman playwright Terence. By her own admission she imitated his style… . Continue Reading »