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A Companion to the Ancient Novel (Blackwell Companions to by Edmund P. Cueva,Shannon N. Byrne

By Edmund P. Cueva,Shannon N. Byrne

This significant other addresses a subject matter of constant modern relevance, either cultural and literary.

  • Offers either a wide-ranging exploration of the classical novel of antiquity and a wealth of shut literary analysis
  • Brings jointly the main updated overseas scholarship at the old novel, together with clean new educational voices
  • Includes targeted chapters on person classical authors, reminiscent of Petronius, Xenophon and Apuleius, in addition to a wide-ranging thematic analysis
  • Addresses confusing questions referring to authorial expression and readership of the traditional novel form
  • Provides an complete creation to a style with a emerging profile

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