Apuleius: Cupid and Psyche

Apuleius: Cupid and Psyche

by Apuleius

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Apuleius: Cupid and Psyche by Apuleius

The story of Cupid and Psyche is part of The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses, a Latin novel by Apuleius (second century A.D.). It is both a charming fairytale and an allegory of the search of the Soul for happiness and fulfillment. This edition, the first with a full commentary in English to appear for eighty years, comprises a Latin text with facing translation, making the edition more accessible to students of comparative literature. An introduction and a commentary provide help with interpretation and up-to-date guidance to scholarship in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521278133
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics - Imperial Library Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.59(d)

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