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Adlington, William active 1566

Overview
Works: 74 works in 372 publications in 3 languages and 6,741 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Illustrations  Art  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Picaresque literature 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, tra
Classifications: PA6209.M3, 878
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Most widely held works by William Adlington
The golden ass : being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius by Apuleius( Book )
107 editions published between 1915 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The golden ass the metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius by Apuleius( )
3 editions published between 1639 and 2012 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of Cupid & Psyches [i.e. Psyche] by Apuleius( )
4 editions published between 1639 and 2012 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tale of Cupid and Psyches first appeared as a digressionary story told by an old woman in Lucius Apuleius' novel, The Golden Ass, written in the second century A.D. Apuleius probably used an earlier tale as the basis for his story, modifying it to suit the thematic needs of his novel. Read on its own, it is for the most part a straightforward folktale. [Adapted from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupid_and_Psyche under the terms of the GNU-FDL]
The golden asse of Lucius Apuleius by Apuleius( Book )
60 editions published between 1900 and 1947 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The golden ass of Apuleius by Apuleius( Book )
33 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius, which St. Augustine referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only Latin novel to survive in its entirety. The protagonist of the novel may in fact be the author himself. His first name is revealed to be Lucius; at the end of the novel, he is revealed to be from Madaurus, the hometown of Apuleius himself. The identification of the protagonist as Lucius of Madaurus has led some scholars to posit that the narrator and the author are one and the same person. The plot revolves around the protagonist's curiosity (curiositas) and insatiable desire to
The golden asse by Apuleius( Book )
24 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius, which St. Augustine referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only Latin novel to survive in its entirety. The protagonist of the novel may in fact be the author himself. His first name is revealed to be Lucius; at the end of the novel, he is revealed to be from Maudaurus, the hometown of Apuleius himself. The identification of the protagonist as Lucius of Maudorus has led some scholars to posit that the narrator and the author are one and the same person. The plot revolves around the protagonist's curiosity (curiositas) and insatiable desire
Cupid & Psyche by Apuleius( Book )
23 editions published between 1887 and 1976 in English and Latin and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psyche searches for her mysterious husband, who has disappeared after Psyche discovers the truth of who he really is, and must battle the vengeful goddess Venus, who is jealous of Psyche's beauty
Cupid and Psyches, the excellent narration of their marriage by Apuleius( Book )
10 editions published between 1923 and 1927 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The XI. bookes of The golden asse by Apuleius( )
11 editions published between 1556 and 1923 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cupid & Psyches; the most pleasant & delectable tale of their marriage by Apuleius( Book )
2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apulei Psyche et Cupido by Apuleius( Book )
1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Adlington, W.
Adlington, William fl. 1566
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