Literary Medieval Criticism

New PDF release: Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage (Oxford Classical

By Regine May

ISBN-10: 0199202923

ISBN-13: 9780199202928

Regine may well discusses using drama as an intertext within the paintings of the 2d century Latin writer Apuleius, who wrote the one whole extant Latin novel, the Metamorphoses, within which a tender guy is became a donkey by means of magic. Apuleius makes use of drama, specifically comedy, as a simple underlying texture, and invitations his readers to take advantage of their wisdom of latest drama in studying the destiny of his protagonist and the usually comedian or tragic occasions in
which he reveals himself. may perhaps employs an in depth research of the Latin textual content and unique comparability with the corpus of dramatic texts from antiquity, in addition to dialogue of inventory positive aspects of historical drama, specifically of comedy, so as to clarify a few positive factors of the radical that have to date baffled Apuleian
scholarship, together with the enigmatic finishing. All Latin and Greek has been translated into English.

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