Oxford Readings in the Greek Novel

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Overview


This book comprises a new and exciting collection of critical work on the ancient Greek novel. It offers students and researchers twelve of the most influential studies of recent years together with an introduction, by the editor, which explores the nature of the Greek novel in its historical context. The most important Greek quotations have been rendered into English making these texts easily accessible to readers without Greek.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198721888
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 424
  • Lexile: 1610L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Note on the Transliteration of Greek Names
1 A Century and More of the Greek Novel 3
2 The Greek Novel 39
3 The Conflict of Emotions: A Topos in the Greek Erotic Novel 60
4 Rural Society in the Greek Novel, or The Country Seen from the Town 83
5 The Role of Women in the Greek Novel: Woman as Heroine and Reader 108
6 Callirhoe and Parthenope: The Beginnings of the Historical Novel 137
7 Theme, Structure and Narrative in Chariton 163
8 Longus: Towards a History of Bucolic and its Function in the Roman Empire 189
9 The Novel of Longus the Sophist and the Pastoral Tradition 210
10 Achilles Tatius and Ego-Narrative 243
11 The Story of Knemon in Heliodoros' Aithiopika 259
12 The Mendacity of Kalasiris and the Narrative Strategy of Heliodoros' Aithiopika 286
13 The Mirror of the Moon: Lucian's A True Story - From Satire to Utopia 351
Bibliography 382
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