The Golden Ass
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 - encountering a desperate gang of robbers and being forced to perform lewd 'human' tricks on stage - until the Goddess Isis finally breaks the spell and Lucius is initiated into her cult. 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 remains the most continuously and accessibly amusing book to have survived from Classical antiquity.
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Review: The Golden Ass: Or Metamorphoses (Penguin Classics)User Review - Melody - Goodreads
I really enjoyed this earliest of novels right up till the end. The preposterous scenes, the ribald stories, and the beautiful Cupid and Psyche story- it's one of those books that made me grin time ... Read full review
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The Golden Ass - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius, which according to St. Augustine was referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus) by Apuleius, is the only Latin ...
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Books: The Golden Asse
Hypertext of Adlington's translation of 1566 in eleven books, with notes about the author and a glossary for some of the archaic English terms
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THE GOLDEN ASS OF APULEIUS - B. Slade
An introduction to The Metamorphoses, with discussions on themes such as desire and labour. Includes numerous illustrations
An Educational and Improving Novel: The Golden Ass in Meiji Japan
degree and testifies to the lasting impact of The Golden Ass in a ... Reception and Method of Morita Shiken’s translation The Story of the Golden Ass). ...
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The Golden Ass, or “Metamorphoses” (work by Apuleius ...
myth of Cupid and Psyche, Providence, compared to work of Capella, description of Isis festivals, discussed in biography, Latin literature, Milesian-tale ...
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Apuleius Study Questions, The Golden Ass
At what other parts of The Golden Ass does Apuleius show an interest in metanarrative—ie in ... At more than one point in The Golden Ass, as on page 203, ...
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So since I'm going to have The Golden Ass on my mind, over the next week, I think I'll post ... There are many translations of The Golden Ass into English, ...
The Golden Ass, or Metamorphoses, by Lucius Apuleius
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JSTOR: Apuleius' The Golden Ass: The Demands on the Reader
A close scrutiny of the literary style and structure of Apuleius' The Golden Ass, however, reveals that, despite its early date and the absence of ...
"The Golden Ass" by Apuleius & The Role of Women and Magic
In “The Golden Ass” by Apuleius, magic plays a prominent role in the everyday lives of many of the subjects. The one common thread these stories in “Golden ...