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A Companion to the Ancient Novel, Hardback Book


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 * Provides an accomplished introduction to a genre with a rising profile


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 632 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient history: to c 500 CE
  • ISBN: 9781444336023



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