Cupid and Psyche

Cupid and Psyche : An Adaptation from 'The Golden Ass' of Apuleius

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An adaptation of the story in The Golden Ass of Apuleius by M.G. Balme and J.H.W. Morwood.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 160.02 x 215.9 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English, Latin
  • numerous halftones
  • 0199120471
  • 9780199120475
  • 347,902

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"Very useful and engaging as an introduction to Latin literature."--E.M. Bradley, Dartmouth College"Perfect for grammatical review...Extremely attractive presentation."--Jackson Bryce, Carleton College"[My students] are excited about using Cupid and Psyche as a supplementary reader next semester."--Deborah MacInnes, Duke University"An excellent introduction to 'real' Latin; it maintains interest while providing solid and reliable grammatical and syntactical information."--Allan Kershaw, Pennsylvania State University

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Table of contents

List of illustrations ; Introduction ; 1. Venus is angry ; 2. Psyche's Funeral Marriage ; 3. Psyche's Paradise ; 4. Psych gets her way ; 5. The sisters vent their spleen ; 6. The sisters prepare for battle ; 7. Psyche panics ; 8. Murder miscarries ; 9. Exeunt the sisters; re-enter Venus ; 10. Venus takes revenge ; 11. Psyche's ordeals ; 12. Happy ever after ; Practise sentences and exercises in translation ; Vocabulary

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