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Author May, Regine, 1971-

Title Apuleius and drama : the ass on stage / Regine May
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 379 pages)
Series Oxford classical monographs
Oxford classical monographs.
Contents Contents; A Note on Texts and Translations; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Knowledge of Drama and Archaism in the Second Century; 3. Drama Philosophy, and Rhetoric: Apuleius' Minor Works; 4. Courtroom Drama: Apuleius' Apologia; 5. The Texture of the Metamorphoses; 6. The Drama of Aristomenes and Socrates; 7. A Parasite in a Comic Household; 8. The Risus Festival: Laughing at Laughter; 9. Cupid and Psyche: A Divine Comedy; 10. Charite: How Comedies Do Not End; 11. 'Seneca cannot be too heavy, nor Plautus too light': Metamorphoses, Book 10; 12. The End: Isis: Dea ex machina?; 13. Conclusion
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Summary Discussing the use of drama as an intertext in 2nd century Latin author Apuleius' novel, 'The Metamorphoses', in which a young man is turned into a donkey by magic, this book employs a study of the Latin text and comparison with the corpus of dramatic texts from antiquity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-357) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Apuleius -- Knowledge -- Latin drama (Comedy)
Apuleius. Metamorphoses.
Latin drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006023595
ISBN 0191513970 (electronic bk.)
0199202923 (electronic bk.)
1280754125
9780191513978 (electronic bk.)
9780199202928 (electronic bk.)
9781280754128