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Dirty love : the genealogy of the Greek novel

Author: Tim Whitmarsh
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Onassis series in Hellenic culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Where does the Greek novel come from? This book argues that whereas much of Greek literature was committed to a form of cultural purism, presenting itself as part of a continuous tradition reaching back to Homer, the novel revelled in its hybridisation with Persian, Egyptian and Jewish culture.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Whitmarsh, Tim, author.
Dirty love
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017049554
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Whitmarsh
ISBN: 9780199876594 0199876592 9780190880781 0190880783 9780190880798 0190880791
OCLC Number: 1097098961
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Prelude --
First movement: Hellenism and hybridity --
Dirty love --
A history of the novel --
What is a novel? --
Epic and novel --
Sourcing Callirhoe --
Second movement: Persians --
The romance of Zarinaea and Stryangaeus --
Who was Ctesias? --
Persian love stories --
Media studies --
Cyrus' sex life --
Third movement: Jews --
Return to Joseph --
The Jewish novel --
Joseph in love --
Fourth movement: Egyptians --
The long Hellenistic --
Alexander in kohl --
Whose paradigm? --
Fifth movement: how Greek is the Greek romance? --
How Greek is the Greek romance? --
Romancing Semiramis --
Dirty love in late antiquity --
Conclusion: the foundation of Marseilles, some brooch-pins, and the history of the novel.
Series Title: Onassis series in Hellenic culture.
Responsibility: Tim Whitmarsh.

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If you have some interest in the origins of the novel, the classical world or the roots of Western civilisation, youll enjoy this. I felt cleverer after reading it. * Tibor Fischer, Standpoint * Read more...

 
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