Über den Autor
Shannon N. Byrne is Professor of Classics at Xavier University.rnEdmund P. Cueva is Professor of Classics and Humanities at the University of Houston-Downtown. Together, they have coedited several books, including of Authors, Authority and Interpreters in the Ancient Novel: Essays in Honor of Gareth L. Schmeling (with J. Alvares, 2006), Longus: Text, Commentary and Vocabulary (2005), and Humor and Classical Literature (2002).
Notes on Contributors viiirnIntroduction 1nEdmund P. Cueva and Shannon N. ByrnernPart I Novels and Authors 11rna. Greek 12rn1 Chariton: Individuality and Stereotype 13nGraham Andersonrn2 Daphnis and Chloe: Innocence and Experience, Archetypes and Art 26nJean Alvaresrn3 Xenophon, The Ephesian Tales 43nJames N. O'Sullivanrn4 Achilles Tatius, Sophistic Master of Novelistic Conventions 62nKathryn S. Chewrn5 Heliodorus, the Ethiopian Story 76nMarília P. Futre Pinheirornb. Roman 95rn6 Petronius, Satyrica 96nHeinz Hofmannrn7 Apuleius' The Golden Ass: The Nature of the Beast 119nPaula Jamesrn8 Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri 133nGiovanni Garbuginornc. Related 146rn9 The Other Greek Novels 147nSusan Stephensrn10 Hell-bent, Heaven-sent: From Skyman to Pumpkin 159nBarry Baldwinrn11 The Novel and Christian Narrative 180nDavid Konstan and Ilaria RamellirnPart II Genre and Approaches 199rn12 The Genre of the Novel: A Theoretical Approach 201nMarília P. Futre Pinheirorn13 The Management of Dialogue in Ancient Fiction 217nGraham Andersonrn14 Characterization in the Ancient Novel 231nKoen De Temmermanrn15 Liaisons Dangereuses: Epistolary Novels in Antiquity 244nTimo Glaserrn16 The Life of Aesop (rec.G): The Composition of the Text 257nConsuelo Ruiz-MonterornPart III Influences and Intertextuality 273rn17 Reception of Strangers in Apuleius' Metamorphoses: The Examples of Hypata and Cenchreae 275nStavros Frangoulidisrn18 From the Epic to the Novelistic Hero: Some Patterns of a Metamorphosis 288nLuca Graverinirn19 Roman Elegy and the Roman Novel 300rnJudith P. Hallett and Judith Hindermannrn20 Apuleius' Metamorphoses: A Hybrid Text? 317nPaula Jamesrn21 The Magnetic Stone of Love: Greek Novel and Poetry 330nFrançoise Létoublonrn22 "Respect these Breasts and Pity Me": Greek Novel and Theater 352nFrançoise Létoublon and Marco Genrern23 Poems in Petronius' Satyrica 371nAldo Setaiolirn24 Various Asses 384nNiall W. Slaterrn25 Greek Novel and Greek Archaic Literature 400nGiuseppe Zanettorn26 Ekphrasis in the Ancient Novel 411nAngela HolzmeisterrnPart IV Themes and Topics 425rn27 Miscellanea Petroniana: A Petronian Enthusiast's Thoughts and Reviews 427nBarry Baldwinrn28 Love, Myth, and Ritual: The Mythic Dimension and Adolescence in Longus' Daphnis and Chloe 441nAnton Bierlrn29 Gender in the Ancient Novel 456nEllen D. Finkelpearlrn30 Education as Construction of Gender Roles in the Greek Novels 473nSophie Lalannern31 Greek Love in the Greek Novel 490nJohn F. Makowskirn32 Latin Culture in the Second Century ad 502nClaudio Moreschinirn33 Mimet(h)ic Paideia in Lucian's True History 522nPeter von Möllendorffrn34 Reimagining Community in Christian Fictions 535nJudith Perkinsrn35 The Poetics of Old Wives' Tales, or Apuleius and the Philosophical Novel 552nStefan Tilgrn36 Achilles Tatius and Heliodorus: Between Aristotle and Hitchcock 570nMartin M. Winklerrn37 Longus' Daphnis and Chloe: Literary Transmission and Reception 584nMaria Pia PattonirnIndex 598
This companion addresses a topic of continuing contemporary relevance, both cultural and literary.
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