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The Cambridge companion to the Greek and Roman novel

Author: Tim Whitmarsh
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature and classics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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. This book contains 19 original essays by an international cast of experts in the field. The emphasis is upon the critical interpretation of the texts within historical settings."--[Source inconnue].
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Whitmarsh
ISBN: 1139001833 9781139001830
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CCOL9780521865906
OCLC Number: 827343366
Notes: In Cambridge companions online.
Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 5 mars 2012).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique (xv, 377 p.)) : fichiers PDF
Contents: 1. Introduction Tim Whitmarsh; Part I. Contexts: 2. Literary milieux Ewen Bowie; 3. The history of sexuality Helen Morales; 4. Cultural identity Susan Stephens; 5. Class Tim Whitmarsh; Part II. The World of the Novel: 6. Religion Froma Zeitlin; 7. Travel James Romm; 8. Body and text Jason Koenig; 9. Time Lawrence Kim; 10. Politics and spectacles Catherine Connors; Part 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; Part IV. Reception: 15. Ancient readers Richard Hunter; 16. Byzantine readers Joan Burton; 17. The re-emergence of the novel 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 and classics
Other Titles: Cambridge companions online.
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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