Robert H. F. Carver

in The Protean Ass

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780199217861
Published online May 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191712357 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Classical Monographs


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This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of debates concerning The Golden Ass. It then explains that the growth in the study of ancient prose fiction has grown enormously as the narrative sophistication and hermeneutic complexity of these texts have become more generally recognized.

Keywords: The Golden Ass; Apuleius; ancient prose fiction

Chapter.  4532 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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