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By Edmund P. Cueva, Shannon N. Byrne

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This spouse addresses a subject matter of constant modern relevance, either cultural and literary.

  • Offers either a wide-ranging exploration of the classical novel of antiquity and a wealth of shut literary analysis
  • Brings jointly the main up to date overseas scholarship at the historical novel, together with clean new educational voices
  • Includes concentrated chapters on person classical authors, reminiscent of Petronius, Xenophon and Apuleius, in addition to a wide-ranging thematic analysis
  • Addresses complicated questions pertaining to authorial expression and readership of the traditional novel form
  • Provides an complete creation to a style with a emerging profile

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Daphnis and Chloe must move from the world of muthos to that of logos, which corresponds to the divide between fiction and truth, a division the text thematizes (Carson 1998; Hunter 1983, 47, 114; Morgan 1994, 117–119). The realm of muthos and fiction has greater imaginative and emotional freedom, where truer human desire is expressed and even gained, while the world of logos, the Lacanian Word of the Father, can alienate individuals from themselves and each other by rendering them as objects, with more duties, but less freedom.

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