After Adlington: Apuleius in England (1566–1660)

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

 After Adlington: Apuleius in England (1566–1660)

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This chapter discusses Apuleian influences in England. Topics covered include George Gascoigne's Apuleian sonnets, Apuleian allusions in the works of Ben Jonson, and the Greene-Nashe-Harvery controversy.

Keywords: Apuleia; The Golden Ass; Latin prose fiction; George Gascoigne; Ben Jonson

Chapter.  16560 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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