The Novel in Antiquity: NOVEL IN ANTIQUITY by Tomas HäggThe Novel in Antiquity: NOVEL IN ANTIQUITY by Tomas Hägg

The Novel in Antiquity: NOVEL IN ANTIQUITY

byTomas Hägg

Paperback | December 16, 1991

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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.
Tomas Hägg is Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Bergen.
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Title:The Novel in Antiquity: NOVEL IN ANTIQUITYFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 16, 1991Publisher:University of California Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520076389

ISBN - 13:9780520076389

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Tracing the development of Greek romances from 100 B.C. through 12th-century Byzantium, Hagg analyzes the content, plot and narrative techniques of the ancient novel, and explores the social and literary milieu in which the genre flourished. 79 illustrations

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"It is a pleasure to recommend this attractive introduction to the prose fiction of antiquity. Its breadth and clarity are certain to provide stimulating and informative reading for a wide range of readers."--Gerald N. Sandy, "Classical Outlook