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The Cambridge companion to the Greek and Roman novel

Author: Tim Whitmarsh
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Whitmarsh
ISBN: 1139001833 9781139001830 1139817671 9781139817677
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CCOL9780521865906
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 845021305
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 377 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Tim Whitmarsh --
Contexts --
Literary milieux / Ewen Bowie --
The history of sexuality / Helen Morales --
Cultural identity / Susan Stephens --
Class / Tim Whitmarsh --
The world of the novel --
Religion / Froma Zeitlin --
Travel / James Romm --
Body and text / Jason König --
Time / Lawrence Kim --
Politics and spectacles / Catherine Connors --
Form --
Genre / Simon Goldhill --
Approaching style and rhetoric / Andrew Laird --
Intertextuality / John Morgan and Stephen Harrison --
Narrative / Tim Whitmarsh and Shadi Bartsch --
Reception --
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 and Stephen Harrison --
Modernity and post-modernity / Massimo Fusillo.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
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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