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Title: Apuleius and the Golden Ass [an Introduction to Apuleius, His Novel and His Times]
Description: Cornell University Press, 1979. Hardcover. ISBN: 0801411637. Gift inscription from author: "For Bryan, fellow eroticist - with deepest thanks, with warmest regards-- Jim. 25 July 1979". Minor rubbing to extremities of book else Fine. DJ has edgewear and a couple of small closed tears with rubbing in places. ; 200 pages; Tatum concentrates on the novel's coherence as a literary work and its relation to Apuleius' other writings, particularly his Apology and Florida. He describes its critical reception through the ages, discusses Apuleius' career as a sophist, analyzes Apuleius' use of language, which he shows to be brilliant and inventive, and, by the standards of the period, polished and to the highest degee. Also included are illustrations of ancient monuments that shed light on many passages in the Golden Ass and on some of Apuleius' other writings. ; Signed by Author. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket .

Keywords: 0801411637 Apuleius Latin Literature Literary Criticism Classical Greek & Roman

Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: Ancient World Books
- Book number: 6538

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