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The Cambridge companion to the Greek and Roman novel

Author: Tim Whitmarsh; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008. 2008. ©2008
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Greek and Roman novels of Petronius, Apuleius, Longus, Heliodorus and others have been cherished for millennia, but never more so than now. The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel contains nineteen original essays by an international cast of experts in the field. The emphasis is upon the critical interpretation of the texts within historical settings, both in antiquity and in the later generations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Whitmarsh; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9780521865906 0521865905 9780521684880 0521684889 9781139001830 1139001833 1139817671 9781139817677
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 1058041391
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. : Cambridge Companions Online.
Description: xv, 392 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Tim Whitmarsh --
pt. I. Contexts --
2. Literary milieux / Ewen Bowie --
3. The history of sexuality / Helen Morales --
4. Cultural identity / Susan Stephens --
5. Class / Tim Whitmarsh --
pt. II. The World of the Novel --
6. Religion / Froma Zietlin --
7. Travel / James Romm --
8. Body and text / Jason Konig --
9. Time / Lawrence Kim --
10. Politics and spectacles / Catherine Connors --
pt. III. Form --
11. Genre / Simon Goldhill --
12. Approaching style and rhetoric / Andrew Laird --
13. Intertextuality / John Morgan and Stephen Harrison --
14. Narrative / Tim Whitmarsh and Shadi Bartsch --
pt. IV. Reception --
15. Ancient readers / Richard Hunter --
16. Byzantine readers / Joan B. Burton --
17. The re-emergence of ancient novels in western Europe, 1300-1810 / Michael Reeve --
18. Novels ancient and modern / Gerald Sandy and Stephen Harrison --
19. Modernity and post-modernity / Massimo Fusillo.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Greek and Roman novel
Cambridge companions online.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Whitmarsh.


Generations of authors, scholars and students have embraced the sophisticated scurrility of Apuleius and Petronius, the elegance of Chariton and Longus, the narrative fireworks of Achilles Tatius and  Read more...
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