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Wilson, Katharina M.

Overview
Works: 36 works in 203 publications in 2 languages and 10,855 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Fiction  Sources  Reference works  Legends  Biography  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Redactor, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PH3281.K3815, 808.899287
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Katharina M Wilson
Medieval women writers( Book )

18 editions published in 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografieën van Hzotsvit van Gandersheim, Marie de France, Mechtild van Magdeburg etc
Women writers of the Renaissance and Reformation( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Encyclopedia of continental women writers by Katharina Wilson( Book )

17 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume one A - K. Volume two L - Z
Kaddish for a child not born by Imre Kertész( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jew's lament to explain why he has not fathered a child is that after the Holocaust it is impossible for a Jew to have a normal life. But as his lament continues it becomes clear that the roots of his nihilism lie in his childhood. This work is by a Hungarian writer, the author of Fateless
Women writers of the seventeenth century( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women writers of Great Britain and Europe : an encyclopedia by Katharina M Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going back fifteen centuries, the Encyclopedia covers the authors of novels, short stories, poetry, plays, criticism, social commentary, feminist manifestos, romances, mysteries, memoirs, children's literature, biography, and other genres. In signed entries, experts in the field examine writers' lives and achievements, comment on individual works, place artistic efforts in historical context, and provide insights and analyses
Wykked wyves and the woes of marriage : misogamous literature from Juvenal to Chaucer by Katharina M Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim by Hrotsvitha( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Viennese comedies by Johann Nestroy( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim : a florilegium of her works by Hrotsvitha( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim : contexts, identities, affinities, and performances by Linda A McMillin( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hrotsvit was the first dramatist of Christianity, the first female Saxon poet, the first Germanic author to employ the Faust theme, and one of the first Western writers to compose a Christian epic. The essays in Hrotsvit of Gandersheim examine the historical, cultural, legal, and political contexts of Hrotsvit's works, locating her opus within the tenth-century aristocratic and clerical intellectual milieu. This collection contextualizes Hrotsvit's works with respect to heroic, sexual, domestic, behavioural, linguistic, theological, and hierarchical aspects of early medieval and patristic literary traditions. It also explores other literary texts that inform Hrotsvit's works and discusses the performance history and theatricality of Hrotsvit's plays. Hrotsvit's keen awareness of contemporary issues and her determination, within the parameters of monastic-aristocratic ideological constraints, 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
Hrotsvit of Gandersheim : the ethics of authorial stance by Katharina M Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim : rara avis in Saxonia? : a collection of essays by Katharina M Wilson( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramas of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim by Hrotsvitha( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of continental women writers by Katharina M Wilson( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in the Middle Ages : an encyclopedia by Katharina M Wilson( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia covers the myriad, experiences, and contributions of women in de medieval world
An encyclopedia of continental women writers by Katharina M Wilson( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L - Z( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in the Middle Ages : an encyclopedia by Katharina Wilson( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experiences of women in the Middle Ages have been receiving growing amounts of attention, and we are only now beginning to appreciate the full extent of their contributions. Women significantly shaped medieval political, economic, and cultural life as rulers, religious leaders, wives, patrons, teachers, healers, merchants, warriors, and agricultural laborers. They also produced enduring works in historiography, literature, music, and the visual arts. Comprehensive in scope, meticulous in scholarship, and accessible in style to general readers and specialists alike, this encyclopedia offers full coverage of the myriad roles, experiences, and contributions of women in the medieval world
 
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Medieval women writers
Alternative Names
Wilson, Katharina 1949-

Wilson, Katharina M.

Wilson, Katharine M.

Languages
English (153)

Italian (1)

Covers
Women writers of the Renaissance and ReformationAn Encyclopedia of continental women writersKaddish for a child not bornWomen writers of the seventeenth centuryWomen writers of Great Britain and Europe : an encyclopediaHrotsvit of Gandersheim : a florilegium of her worksHrotsvit of Gandersheim : contexts, identities, affinities, and performancesWomen in the Middle Ages : an encyclopedia