Sidonia the Sorceress: the supposed destroyer of the whole reigning ducal house of Pomerania
Special Collections PT2430 M35 S513 1894
London: Reeves and Turner
Oscar Wilde's mother, Jane, Lady Wilde (1821-1896), was a poet and skilled linguist. Her first publication was an 1849 translation of a German Gothic tale, Sidonia the Sorceress, which tells the story of a sixteenth-century noblewoman tried and executed for witchcraft. Oscar Wilde declared this work ‘my favourite romantic reading when a boy’.
Wilhelm Meinhold (Translated by Lady Wilde), “Sidonia the Sorceress: the supposed destroyer of the whole reigning ducal house of Pomerania,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed October 18, 2018, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10222.
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