The Protean ass the Metamorphoses of Apuleius from antiquity to the Renaissance

A full account of the reception of the 2nd-century prose fiction The Golden Ass (or Metamorphoses) of Apuleius, which has intrigued readers as diverse as St Augustine, Petrarch Boccaccio, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton. Robert H. F. Carver traces readers' responses to the novel from t...

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Main Author: Carver, Robert H. F.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
Series:Oxford classical monographs / Oxford classical monographs
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Summary:A full account of the reception of the 2nd-century prose fiction The Golden Ass (or Metamorphoses) of Apuleius, which has intrigued readers as diverse as St Augustine, Petrarch Boccaccio, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton. Robert H. F. Carver traces readers' responses to the novel from the 3rd to the 17th centuries
Physical Description:xiii, 545 p.
ISBN:9780191712357