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Re-Wiring the Ancient Novel

Volume 1: Greek Novels, Volume 2: Roman Novels and Other Important Texts

Edmund Cueva et al.
 

Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum 24.1 and 24.2

ISBN-13: 9789492444561

Publication year: 2018

Publication type: Book

Pages: 387 pp (Vol 1), 386 pp (Vol 2)

Cover: Hardcover

Format: 2 Volumes; 170 x 240 x 50 mm; 1.5 KG; black and white with some full colour illustrations

Price excl. VAT: 180.00

Price incl. VAT: 190.80

The Fifth International Conference on the Ancient Novel, which was held in Houston, Texas, in the fall of 2015, brought together scholars and students of the ancient novel from all over the world in order to share new and significant developments about this fascinating field of study and its important place in the field of Classical Studies. The essays contained in these two volumes are clear evidence that the ancient novel has become a valuable part of the Classics canon and its scholarly attempts to understand the ancient Graeco-Roman world.
 
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Contents
 
Volume 1
 
Preface IX

MARÍLIA P. FUTRE PINHEIRO
Landmarks and Turning Points in the Study of the Ancient Novel since the Fourth International Conference on the Ancient Novel, Lisbon, 2008 XIII

LONGUS

ANTON BIERL
Longus' Hyperreality: Daphnis and Chloe as a Meta-text about Mimesis and Simulation 3

GIULIA SARA CORSINO
Progress of Erotic Customs in the Ancient Novel: Three Parthenoi and Chloe in Longus' Poimenikà 29

ANDREA CAPRA
A 19th-Century ‘Milesian Tale': Settembrini's Neoplatonici 45

MARY COZAD
Trent, Literary Theory, and Sixteenth-Century Adaptations of Daphnis and Chloe 61

ACHILLES TATIUS

ERIK FREDERICKSEN
In the Mouth of the Crocodile: Interiors, Exteriors, and Problems of Penetrability in Achilles Tatius' Leucippe And Clitophon 77

FROMA I. ZEITLIN
From the Neck up: Kissing and Other Oral Obsessions in Achilles Tatius 95

PAULINE A. LEVEN
Doing Philosophy in the Elephant's Mouth: Three Readings of Two Ekphrases in Achilles Tatius, Leucippe and Clitophon, IV, 2-5 109

MICHEL BRIAND
Achilles Tatius' Ecphraseis of Abused Female Bodies: Interplays of Gendered Metafiction and Intensity 127

HELIODORUS

BENEDEK KRUCHIÓ
The Dynamics of Summing up: A Metaliterary Reading of Heliodorus 10,36 and 10,39 153

MELISSA BARDEN DOWLING
Heliodorus and Pythagoras 177

EMILIO CAPETTINI
Charicleia the Bacchante: Erōs and Genealogy in Heliodorus' Aethiopica 195

THE RECEPTION OF HELIODORUS BETWEEN THE SIXTEENTH AND THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES

HEINZ HOFMANN
Introduction. Heliodorus Redivivus: From the Manuscripts to the First Editions and Translations 223

ROBERT H. F. CARVER
Knowing Heliodorus: The Reception of the Aethiopica in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England 231

CORRADO CONFALONIERI
Tasso, the Aethiopica, and the Debate on Literary Genres between Renaissance and Baroque 263

MASSIMO FUSILLO
The Serial Dramatization: Alexander Hardy's Tragicomedy Théagène et Cariclée 279

LAURENCE PLAZENET
What Did Heliodorus' Name Stand for in the Works of Mlle De Scudéry? 289

STEFAN SEEBER
A Commodified Heliodorus: The German Translation of the Aithiopika in Context 313

Contributors 331

Abstracts 337

Indices 345
Index locorum 345
General Index 346

Volume 2

PETRONIUS

TIZIANA RAGNO
The Light in Troy (Petr. 89): Imitation of Archaic (and Modern)Tragedy and Discovery of Virgil's New Epic 3

MARILYN B. SKINNER
Social Reproduction among Petronius' Freedmen 43

APULEIUS

NADIA SCIPPACERCOLA
Fabulae, Humanity, and Fortune: Towards a Reading of Apuleius' Metamorphoses 59

GEOFFREY C. BENSON
Cupid and Psyche and the Illumination of the Unseen 85

LEONARDO COSTANTINI
The Entertaining Function of Magic and Mystical Silence in Apuleius' Metamorphoses 117

PAOLA FRANCESCA MORETTI
‘Seeing the Truth': Some Remarks on Color(s) and Meaning in Apuleius' Golden Ass 135

REGINE MAY
Magic and Continuity in Apuleius: Isis from Witchcraft to Mystery Cults 157 

TIMOTHY M. O'SULLIVAN
Human and Animal Touch in Apuleius' Golden Ass 179

SILVIA MATTIACCI
Robbers, Matrons, and the Roman Identity of Haemus' Tale in Apul. Met. 7,5-8 191

ANTONIUS DIOGENES

HELENA SCHMEDT
Language and Style in Antonius Diogenes: Atticism and the Second Sophistic 213

PROTAGORAS ROMANCE

NIALL W. SLATER
Speech Acts and Genre Games in the Protagoras Romance 231

PHLEGON

VALENTINA POPESCU
Phlegon's Marvels in Context 249

HISTORIA APOLLONII REGIS TYRI

BENJAMIN WHEATON
The Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri and the Transformation of Civic Power in the Late Empire 263

MISCELLANEOUS

SUSAN TOWER HOLLIS
Late Egyptian Literary Tales 279 

JUDITH PERKINS
Non-Retaliation in the Acts of Philip 297

DONALD LATEINER
Olfactoring Ancient Fictions: Fair and Foul Fragrances in Ancient Novels 319

Contributors 355

Abstracts 361

Indices 369
Index locorum 369
General Index 371

 

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