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Title Fiction on the fringe [electronic resource] : novelistic writing in the post-classical age / edited by Grammatiki A. Karla.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 194 pages).
Series Mnemosyne. Supplements, 0169-8958 ; v. 310. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 310.
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Challenging some orthodoxies: the politics of genre and the ancient Greek novel / Helen Morales -- Fictional biography vis-à-vis romance: affinity and differentiation / Grammatiki A. Karla -- Novelistic lives and historical biographies: the Life of Aesop and the Alexander romance as fringe novels / Corinne Jouanno -- Romance without eros / John-Theophanes A. Papademetriou -- The ideal Greek novel from a biographical perspective / Tomas Hägg -- The historical novel in the Greek world: Xenophon's Cyropaedia / Bernhard Zimmermann -- Reunion and regeneration: narrative patterns in ancient Greek novels and Christian acts / David Konstan -- Novelistic and anti-novelistic narrative in the Acts of Thomas and the Acts of Andrew and Matthias / Jason König -- Pausanias the novelist / William Hutton -- Fictional anxieties / Richard Hunter.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Summary A collection of essays that offers a comprehensive examination of texts that traditionally have been excluded from the main corpus of the ancient Greek novel and confined to the margins of the genre, such as the "Life of Aesop", the "Life of Alexander the Great", and the "Acts of the Christian Martyrs."
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Subject Greek fiction -- History and criticism.
Byzantine fiction -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Karla, Grammatiki A.
Other Form: Print version: Fiction on the fringe. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009 9789004175471 (DLC) 2009011785 (OCoLC)317623183
ISBN 9789047428916 (electronic bk.)
9047428919 (electronic bk.)
9789004175471 (cloth)
9004175474 (cloth)
Standard No. 10.1163/ej.9789004175471.i-194