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A companion to the ancient novel

Author: Edmund P Cueva; Shannon N Byrne
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
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This companion addresses a topic of continuing contemporary relevance, both cultural and literary. Offers both a wide-ranging exploration of the classical novel of antiquity and a wealth of close literary analysis. Brings together the most up-to-date international scholarship on the ancient novel, including fresh new academic voicesIncludes focused chapters on individual classical authors, such as Petronius,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the ancient novel.
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014
(DLC) 2013030056
(OCoLC)854848168
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund P Cueva; Shannon N Byrne
ISBN: 9781118350416 1118350413 9781118350577 111835057X 1306322383 9781306322386 9781118350584 1118350588 9781118350423 1118350421 9781118350430 111835043X
OCLC Number: 868281239
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 612 pages).
Contents: Notes on Contributors viii Introduction 1 Edmund P. Cueva and Shannon N. Byrne Part I Novels and Authors 11 a. Greek 12 1 Chariton: Individuality and Stereotype 13 Graham Anderson 2 Daphnis and Chloe: Innocence and Experience, Archetypes and Art 26 Jean Alvares 3 Xenophon, The Ephesian Tales 43 James N. O Sullivan 4 Achilles Tatius, Sophistic Master of Novelistic Conventions 62 Kathryn S. Chew 5 Heliodorus, the Ethiopian Story 76 Marilia P. Futre Pinheiro b. Roman 95 6 Petronius, Satyrica 96 Heinz Hofmann 7 Apuleius The Golden Ass: The Nature of the Beast 119 Paula James 8 Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri 133 Giovanni Garbugino c. Related 146 9 The Other Greek Novels 147 Susan Stephens 10 Hell-bent, Heaven-sent: From Skyman to Pumpkin 159 Barry Baldwin 11 The Novel and Christian Narrative 180 David Konstan and Ilaria Ramelli Part II Genre and Approaches 199 12 The Genre of the Novel: A Theoretical Approach 201 Marilia P. Futre Pinheiro 13 The Management of Dialogue in Ancient Fiction 217 Graham Anderson 14 Characterization in the Ancient Novel 231 Koen De Temmerman 15 Liaisons Dangereuses: Epistolary Novels in Antiquity 244 Timo Glaser 16 The Life of Aesop (rec.G): The Composition of the Text 257 Consuelo Ruiz-Montero Part III Influences and Intertextuality 273 17 Reception of Strangers in Apuleius Metamorphoses: The Examples of Hypata and Cenchreae 275 Stavros Frangoulidis 18 From the Epic to the Novelistic Hero: Some Patterns of a Metamorphosis 288 Luca Graverini 19 Roman Elegy and the Roman Novel 300 Judith P. Hallett and Judith Hindermann 20 Apuleius Metamorphoses: A Hybrid Text? 317 Paula James 21 The Magnetic Stone of Love: Greek Novel and Poetry 330 Francoise Letoublon 22 Respect these Breasts and Pity Me : Greek Novel and Theater 352 Francoise Letoublon and Marco Genre 23 Poems in Petronius Satyrica 371 Aldo Setaioli 24 Various Asses 384 Niall W. Slater 25 Greek Novel and Greek Archaic Literature 400 Giuseppe Zanetto 26 Ekphrasis in the Ancient Novel 411 Angela Holzmeister Part IV Themes and Topics 425 27 Miscellanea Petroniana: A Petronian Enthusiast s Thoughts and Reviews 427 Barry Baldwin 28 Love, Myth, and Ritual: The Mythic Dimension and Adolescence in Longus Daphnis and Chloe 441 Anton Bierl 29 Gender in the Ancient Novel 456 Ellen D. Finkelpearl 30 Education as Construction of Gender Roles in the Greek Novels 473 Sophie Lalanne 31 Greek Love in the Greek Novel 490 John F. Makowski 32 Latin Culture in the Second Century ad 502 Claudio Moreschini 33 Mimet(h)ic Paideia in Lucian s True History 522 Peter von Mollendorff 34 Reimagining Community in Christian Fictions 535 Judith Perkins 35 The Poetics of Old Wives Tales, or Apuleius and the Philosophical Novel 552 Stefan Tilg 36 Achilles Tatius and Heliodorus: Between Aristotle and Hitchcock 570 Martin M. Winkler 37 Longus Daphnis and Chloe: Literary Transmission and Reception 584 Maria Pia Pattoni Index 598
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Edmund P. Cueva and Shannon N. Byrne.

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