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The Novel in Antiquity

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Tracing the development of Greek romances from 200 B.C. through twelfth-century Byzantium, Tomas Hägg analyses the content, plot and narrative techniques of the ancient novel, and explores the social and literary milieu in which the genre flourished.

Synopsis:

"This much needed book is superlatively well done; it is both very readable and thoroughly scholarly, sympathetic to its topic, critical in approach, and authoritative."—B. P. Reardon, editor of Collected Ancient Greek Novels

About the Author

Tomas Hägg is Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Bergen.

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9780520076389
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Hagg, Tomas
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Literature
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History, criticism and surveys
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Ancient and Classical
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History and criticism
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Greek literature
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Classical fiction.
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Ancient & Classical
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Literary Criticism : General
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19911231
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276
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8.99x6.03x.71 in. .84 lbs.

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