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The Cambridge companion to the Greek and Roman novel

Author: Tim Whitmarsh
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Whitmarsh
ISBN: 9780521865906 0521865905 9780521684880 0521684889
OCLC Number: 190859395
Description: xv, 392 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Tim Whitmarsh --
Literary milieux / Ewen Bowie --
The history of sexuality / Helen Morales --
Cultural identity / Susan Stephens --
Class / Tim Whitmarsh --
Religion / Froma Zeitlin --
Travel / James Romm --
Body and text / Jason König --
Time / Lawrence Kim --
Politics and spectacles / Catherine Connors --
Genre / Simon Goldhill --
Approaching style and rhetoric / Andrew Laird --
Intertextuality / John Morgan, Stephen Harrison --
Narrative / Tim Whitmarsh, Shadi Bartsch --
Ancient readers / Richard Hunter --
Byzantine readers / Joan B. Burton --
The re-emergence of ancient novels in Western Europe, 1300-1810 / Michael Reeve --
Novels ancient and modern / Gerald Sandy, Stephen Harrison --
Modernity and post-modernity / Massimo Fusillo.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Greek and Roman novel
Responsibility: edited by Tim Whitmarsh.

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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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