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Latin Fiction - Heinz Hofmann

Latin Fiction

By: Heinz Hofmann (Editor)

Paperback Published: 22nd April 2004
ISBN: 9780415147224
Number Of Pages: 296

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Latin Fiction provides a chronological study of the Roman novel from the Classical period to the Middle Ages, exploring the development of the novel and the continuity of Latin culture. Essays by eminent and international contributors discuss texts including:

* Petronius, Satyrica and Cena Trimalchionis
* Apuleius, Metamorphose(The Golden Ass) and The Tale of Cupid and Psyche
* The History of Apollonius of Tyre
* The Trojan tales of Dares Phrygius and Dictys Cretensis
* The Latin Alexander
* Hagiographic fiction
* Medieval interpretations of Cupid and Pysche, Apollonius of Tyre and the Alexander Romance.

For any student or scholar of Latin fiction, or literary history, this will definitely be a book to add to your reading list.

Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Petronius and the Satyrica
The Cena Trimalchionis
The Novella in Petronius
Reading the Arbiter: Arbitrium and Verse in the Satyrica and in 'Petronius Redivivus'
Apuleus' Golden Ass : From Miletus to Egypt
The Metamorphoses of Apuleius and its Greek Sources
Apuleius' Metamorphoses: The Inserted Tales
The Tale of Cupid and Psyche
Apollonius of Trye
The History of Apollonius of Trye
History and Romance, Saints and Martyrs
News from the Past: Dicty and Dares on the Trojan War
The Latin Alexander
Hagiographic Fiction as Entertainment
The Heritage of Latin Fiction
Towards a History of the Exegesis of Apuleius: The Case of Cupid and Psyche
Apollonius of Trye in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
The Medieval Alexander
The Rediscovery of the Latin Novels
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ISBN: 9780415147224
ISBN-10: 0415147220
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 22nd April 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.7  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1