Greek Fiction: The Greek Novel in Context

Greek Fiction: The Greek Novel in Context


Edited by J. R. Morgan, Edited by Richard Stoneman


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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 214mm x 24mm | 430g
  • Publication date: 1 April 1994
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415085071
  • ISBN 13: 9780415085076
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

Product description

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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..."includes essays that will aid the scholar and student in the exploration of the ancient novel."-"Classical Bulletin "Especially valuable is the final set of five ground-breaking essays on less-explored subjects such as Egyption Fiction, the Jewish novellas, early Christian fiction, and the later Byzantine novel. "Greek Novel succeeds in providing a wider context for a quickly growing field and is highly recommended to the beginner and expert alike.."-"Religious Studies Review

Table of contents

Abbreviations Introduction J.R.Morgan The Beginnings of Greek Fiction 1. The Education of Cyrus James Tatum The Love Romances 2. Chariton's Callirhoe and the Female Reader of fiction Brigitte Eggar 3. Xenophon of Ephesus: Eros and Narrative in the Novel David Konstan 4. Daphnis and Chloe:Love's Own Sweet Story J.R.Morgan 5. Achilles Tatius and Ego-Narrative B.P.Reardon 6. The Aithiopika of Heliodoros: Narrative as Riddle J.R.Morgan The Greek Context 7. The Alexander Romance: From History to Fiction Richard Stoneman 8. New Pages of Greek Fiction Gerlad Sandy 9. The Epistolary Novel Patricia Rosenmeyer 10. Dio and Lucian Simon Swain 11. Phliostratus: Writer of Fiction Ewen Bowie Other Traditions 12. Egyptian Fiction in Demotic and Greek John Tait 13. The Jewish Novellas Lawrence W.Wills 14. Early Christian Fiction Richard I.Pervo 15. Representation in Greek Saints' Lives Judith Perkins Aftermath 16. Bysantine Developments Suzanne MacAlister