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This volume reveals how Apuleius' Metamorphoses - the only fully extant Roman novel and a classic of world literature - works as a piece of literature, exploring its poetics and the way in which questions of production and reception are reflected in its text.

Produktbeschreibung
This volume reveals how Apuleius' Metamorphoses - the only fully extant Roman novel and a classic of world literature - works as a piece of literature, exploring its poetics and the way in which questions of production and reception are reflected in its text.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 208
  • Erscheinungstermin: 5. August 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 223mm x 144mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 384g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198706830
  • ISBN-10: 0198706839
  • Artikelnr.: 40137871
Autorenporträt
Stefan Tilg received his PhD in Classics in Innsbruck, Austria (2003). He was Assistant to the chair of Latin at the University of Bern (2003-2006). Various scholarships brought him to Corpus Christi College, Oxford, the Centre for Hellenic Studies in Washington D.C., and the Klassisch-Philologisches Seminar of the University of Zurich (2006-2010). Currently he is the Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Literature in Innsbruck and Privatdozent at the University of Zurich. His main research topics have been the ancient novel and Neo-Latin drama. He is the author of Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel (OUP 2010).
Inhaltsangabe
Preface
Abbreviations
Note to the Reader
1 The Model: Religious Metamorphoseis?
2 The Prologue: Loukios Goes to Rome
3 A Poetics in Tales: Milesian, Neoteric, Odyssean
4 A Philosophical Novel: Platonic Fiction
5 The Isis Book: Serious Entertainment
6 The Epilogue: Autobiography and Author's Biography
7 Is This the End? Closure and Playfulness in the Last Sentence
8 Summary
References
Index