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The Golden Ass (Dodo Press)

by Apuleius

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Novelty

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Adlington (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8408264M
    ISBN 101406509183
    ISBN 109781406509182
    OCLC/WorldCa609601304

    The Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass) of Apuleius (born c. CE) is a romance combining realism and magic. Lucius wants the sensations of a bird, but by pharmaceutical accident becomes an ass. The bulk of the novel recounts his adventures as an animal, but Lucius also recounts many stories he overhears, including that of Cupid and Psyche. About The Golden Ass. An enchanting story that has inspired generations of writers, including Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Keats Written towards the end of the second century AD, The Golden Ass tells the story of the many adventures of a young man whose fascination with witchcraft leads him to be transformed into a donkey. The bewitched Lucius passes from owner to owner.

    Title: The golden ass, or, A book of changes Contributors: Apuleius, Joel C. Relihan, Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc Published: ISBN: See this edition on Google Books. Title: The Golden Asse Contributors: Lucius Apuleius, William Adlington. The Golden Ass: Or, a Book of Changes September 7, , Hackett Pub Co Inc Paperback in English zzzz. Not in Library. The Golden Ass: Or, a Book of Changes September 7, , Hackett Pub Co Inc Hardcover in English zzzz. Not in Library. Download for print-disabled 3/5(1).

    This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Golden Ass. "'[] Stupid people always dismiss as untrue anything that happens only seldom, or anything that their minds. The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses was written by Apuleius (ca. c. –c. AD) who was a Roman novelist, philosopher, and rhetorician from Madauros, a city located in what is now Algeria in North.


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The Golden Ass (Dodo Press) by Apuleius Download PDF EPUB FB2

James T. Svendson begins his article concerning the demands upon the reader of The Golden Ass by commenting “the novel is unique in its puckish, protean narrator, its stylistic complication, its unification by repetition of theme, image, and motif, and its paratactic, inclusive structure.” The reader is the one who must be alert and ready.

The Golden Ass, the first Latin novel to survive in its entirety, is related to the Second Sophistic, a movement of learned and inventive literature.

In a translation that is both the most faithful and the most entertaining to date, Ruden reveals to modern readers Cited by: The Golden Ass Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Golden Ass is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.

Apuleius' enchanting story has inspired generations of writers such as Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Keats with its dazzling combination of allegory, satire, bawdiness and sheer exuberance, and The Golden Ass remains the most continuously and accessibly amusing book to have survived from Classical antiquity/5(59).

Apuleius - The Golden Ass Book XI. A new complete downloadable English translation of the Roman novel. The Golden Ass Summary & Study Guide Apuleius This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Golden Ass.

Free download or read online The Golden Ass pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Apuleius. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Venus (Goddess), Lucius/5. Two weeks ago, I read Lucius Apuleius's novel, The Golden Ass, for the first time. It had been selected as our February book for the Classic Literature Book Club I facilitate. Half our group didn't finish it, half of them didn't read it, and of those that read it, half of them liked it half.

Book V The tale of Cupid and Psyche: revelation Book V The tale of Cupid and Psyche: the sisters’ fate Book V The tale of Cupid and Psyche: Venus is angered Book VI The tale of Cupid and Psyche: Ceres and Juno Book VI The tale of Cupid and Psyche: brought to account. The Golden Ass is a classic book filled with adventure, suspense, and humor.

The story follows the misadventures of Lucius, an innovative young nobleman who travels to the Greek town of Hypata, well known for its is changed into a donkey and is constantly frustrated in his attempt to procure the remedy to his assness. Apuleius: The Golden Ass The transformations of Lucius Apuleius, and the rites of Isis.

Home; Download; Book I - Aristomenes' tale, Milo's house Book II - Photis, Thelyphron's tale Book III - On trial, Lucius transformed.

Book IV - The robbers, the tale of Cupid and Psyche. Bibiliographic reference Apuleius. Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume I: Books Edited and translated by J.

Arthur Hanson. Loeb Classical Library. The Golden Ass, prose narrative of the 2nd century ce by Lucius Apuleius, who called it Metamorphoses. In all probability Apuleius used material from a lost Metamorphoses by Lucius of Patrae, which is cited by some as the source for an extant Greek work on a similar theme, the brief Lucius, or the Ass (attributed to the Greek rhetorician Lucian).Though Apuleius’s picaresque novel is.

The Golden Asse Note: Metamorphoses. English Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Classical literature Subject: Metamorphosis -- Fiction Category: Text: audio books by Jane Austen Cited by: Apuleius' enchanting story has inspired generations of writers such as Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Keats with its dazzling combination of allegory, satire, bawdiness and sheer exuberance, and The Golden Ass remains the most continuously and accessibly amusing book to have survived from Classical antiquity.

Notes. Books similar to The Golden Ass The Golden Ass. by Apuleius. avg. rating Ratings. Testo latino a fronte Un esperimento di magia finito male, un giovane imprudente trasformato in asino, una sequenza di traversie (e di racconti), fino al provvidenziale intervento di una dea.

Golden Ass: Saint Augustine says that Apuleius called his book Asinus aureus, "The Golden Donkey (or Ass)." Perhaps so, hard to say; see further below; Narrator. In the book's opening paragraphs, the narrator presents himself as if a Greek who, having taught himself Latin at Rome, is.

THE GOLDEN ASS LUCIUS APULEIUS1 BOOK I:1 APULEIUS’ ADDRESS TO THE READER Now. I’d like to string together various tales in the Milesian style, and charm your kindly ear with seductive murmurs, so long as you’re ready to be amazed at human forms and fortunes changed. The Metamorphosis of Apuleius, referred to by St.

Augustine as The Golden Ass, is the oldest novel written in Latin to survive in its entirety. Originally written by Lucius of Patrae, this translation by Robert Graves highlights the ribald humor and vivid sense of adventure present in the : Apuleius's Golden Ass is a unique, entertaining, and thoroughly readable Latin novel--the only work of fiction in Latin to have survived from antiquity.

It tells the story of the hero Lucius, whose curiosity and fascination for sex and magic results in his transformation into an ass. Lucius the ass is then auctioned off to a farmer. The Tale of the Oppressive Landlord is here told. The farmer duly assaults a legionary who makes advances on his ass (Lucius), but he is found out and jailed.

Book Ten. Lucius comes into the legionary's possession, and after lodging with a decurion Lucius recounts Tale of the Murderous Wife. The Golden Ass, the first Latin novel to survive in its entirety, is related to the Second Sophistic, a movement of learned and inventive literature.

In a translation that is both the most faithful and the most entertaining to date, Ruden reveals to modern readers Brand: Yale University Press.Yet, The Golden Ass is not a happy book, dutifully extolling the Pax Romana. Therein lies the key of the book’s worth. Therein lies the key of the book’s worth.

Apuleius has taken an old and humorous Greek fable, and ennobled it through his additions of certain philosophical parables.