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Lucian's science fiction novel True histories : interpretation and commentary

Author: Aristoula Georgiadou; David H J Larmour
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston ; Köln : Brill, 1998.
Series: Mnemosyne, Supplementum ;, 179.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first substantial commentary on Lucian's fantastic journey narrative, the True Histories - the earliest surviving example of science fiction in the Western tradition. The Introduction  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kommentar
Named Person: Lucianus, Samosatensis; Lucianus, Samosatensis; Lukian, von Samosata.; Lucien.; Lucianus (Samosatensis).
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aristoula Georgiadou; David H J Larmour
ISBN: 9004106677 9789004106673
OCLC Number: 246604267
Notes: Literaturverz. 233 - 245.
Description: 254 S.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, Supplementum ;, 179.
Responsibility: by Aristoula Georgiadou and David H.J. Larmour.

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'G. & L. can be extremely enlightening in their analysis.'Tim Whitmarsh, The Classical Review, 1999.

 
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