Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage (Oxford Classical by Regine May PDF

By Regine May

ISBN-10: 0199202923

ISBN-13: 9780199202928

Regine could discusses using drama as an intertext within the paintings of the second century Latin writer Apuleius, who wrote the single whole extant Latin novel, the Metamorphoses, within which a tender guy is became a donkey through magic. Apuleius makes use of drama, specifically comedy, as a easy underlying texture, and invitations his readers to take advantage of their wisdom of up to date drama in studying the destiny of his protagonist and the customarily comedian or tragic occasions in
which he reveals himself. may perhaps employs an in depth research of the Latin textual content and specified comparability with the corpus of dramatic texts from antiquity, in addition to dialogue of inventory good points of historic drama, particularly of comedy, so one can clarify a few positive aspects of the unconventional that have to this point baffled Apuleian
scholarship, together with the enigmatic finishing. All Latin and Greek has been translated into English.

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