Title

A Companion To the Ancient Novel

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9781118350416

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

This companion addresses a topic of continuing contemporary relevance, both cultural and literary. Offers both a wide-ranging exploration of the classical novel of antiquity and a wealth of close literary analysis. Brings together the most up-to-date international scholarship on the ancient novel, including fresh new academic voices Includes focused chapters on individual classical authors, such as Petronius, Xenophon and Apuleius, as well as a wide-ranging thematic analysis. Addresses perplexing questions concerning authorial expression and readership of the ancient novel form

Publication Information

Cueva, Edmund P., and Shannon N. Byrne. A companion to the ancient novel. [electronic resource]. n.p.: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.