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Greek fiction

Author: Helen MoralesRosanna OmitowojuPhiroze VasuniaJohn PenwillChariton.All authors
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2011.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A trio of tales offering an eye-opening alternative view of ancient Greece's literary culture. A fascinating counterpoint to the monumental epics of ancient Greece, Greek Fiction features three novelistic works written between the first and fourth centuries AD. Chariton's "Callirhoe"-perhaps the first novel ever written-is the stirring tale of two star-crossed lovers who are torn apart when Callirhoe is kidnapped  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Morales; Rosanna Omitowoju; Phiroze Vasunia; John Penwill; Chariton.; Longus.
ISBN: 9780140449259 0140449256
OCLC Number: 663448405
Language Note: Translated from ancient Greek.
Description: xxxiv, 267 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Callirhoe / by Chariton --
Daphnis and Chloe / by Longus --
Letters of Chion / by Anonymous.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Chion of Heraclea (Epistolary novel).
Responsibility: translated by Rosanna Omitowoju, Phiroze Vasunia and John Penwill ; edited with an introduction and notes by Helen Morales.

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A collection of Greek fiction that includes "Callirhoe", "Daphnis and Chloe", "Letters of Chion".  Read more...

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