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The fortunes of Apuleius and the Golden Ass : a study in transmission and reception / Julia Haig Gaisser.

Author/Creator:
Gaisser, Julia Haig.
Other Title:
Fortunes of Apuleius & the Golden Ass
Publication:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008.
Series:
Martin classical lectures (Unnumbered). New series.
Martin classical lectures
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 365 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Apuleius. Metamorphoses.
Latin fiction -- History and criticism.
Latin wit and humor -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Apuleius: a celebrity and his image
Exemplary behavior: the Golden Ass from late antiquity to the prehumanists
A mixed reception: interpreting and illuminating the Golden Ass in the fourteenth century
Making an impression: from Florence to Rome and from manuscript to print
Telling tales: the Golden Ass in Ferrara and Mantua
Apuleius redux: Filippo Beroaldo comments on the Golden Ass
Speaking in tongues: translations of the Golden Ass
The fortunes of Apuleius and the Golden Ass.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-353) and indexes.
ISBN:
0691131368 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780691131368 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
137246017
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