A Companion to the Ancient Novel–NEW eBook

Ancientnovel A companion to the ancient novel / edited by Edmund P. Cueva and Shannon N. Byrne. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.

This companion addresses a topic of continuing contemporary relevance, both cultural and literary. Offers both a wide-ranging exploration of the classical novel of antiquity and a wealth of close literary analysis. Brings together the most up-to-date international scholarship on the ancient novel, including fresh new academic voices. Includes focused chapters on individual classical authors, such as Petronius, Xenophon and Apuleius, as well as a wide-ranging thematic analysis. Addresses perplexing questions concerning authorial expression and readership of the ancient novel form.

For questions, contact Brian (bvetruba@wustl.edu ; 5-4824 ; IM/chat ; Olin, rm. 124).

About the author

Brian Vetruba is Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, and European Studies Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis