The New International Encyclopædia/Frothingham, Ellen
FROTHINGHAM, Ellen (1835-1902). An American translator, the daughter of Nathaniel Frothingham. She was born in Boston. She made a special study of German literature, and is well known for her translations into English of Lessing's Nathan der Weise (1868); Goethe's Hermann und Dorothea (1870); Auerbach's Edelweiss (1871); and Lessing's Laokoon (1874).