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Other early novelists

Stefan Tilg

in Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter three investigates Chariton's relation to other early novels and novelists as far as date and authorship are concerned. On grounds of language, style, and apparent borrowings from Chariton, ... More


True Love and Immediate Recognition

Silvia Montiglio

in Love and Providence: Recognition in the Ancient Novel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916047
eISBN:
9780199980239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916047.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with recognitions in the novels of Chariton and Xenophon of Ephesus, usually termed “pre-Sophistic.” In both novels, the lovers recognize each other and are reunited after a long ... More


Quickening Images: Mimetic Contagion in Cultic and Erotic Art

Robert Germany

in Mimetic Contagion: Art and Artifice in Terence's Eunuch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198738732
eISBN:
9780191803017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738732.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter posits a theoretical basis for mimetic contagion and examines a wide range of cultural practices in which works of art are supposed to inspire direct imitation, especially focusing on ... More


How Greek Is the Greek Romance?

Tim Whitmarsh

in Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the light of the findings of this book, the ‘Hellenocentric’ romances of Chariton and Xenophon look less like a point of origin for the Greek romance and more an exception against the larger ... More


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