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The Golden Ass

Author : Apuleius
ISBN : 0253200369
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Curious about magic, Lucius accidentally transforms himself into an ass, which leads to a long train of events until the goddess Isis, restores him to human form. The tale includes 7 inset stories as well as Lucius' own adventures which begin when he is stolen, set to work as an ass by hard masters, beaten, and sent to die, rescued, and more.

The Golden Ass

Author : Lucius Apuleius
ISBN : 9781775413547
Genre : Fiction
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The Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius is the only complete Latin novel to have survived to this day. Lucius of Maudorus is insatiably curious about magic, but when he tries to magic himself into a bird, he transforms instead into a donkey. The story follows his literal and metaphorical journey, and was called by St Augustine The Golden Ass.

The Golden Ass

Author : Apuleius
ISBN : 0300198140
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"With accuracy, wit, and intelligence, this remarkable new translation of The Golden Ass breathes new life into Apuleius's classic work. Sarah Ruden, a lyric poet as well as a highly respected translator, skillfully duplicates the verbal high jinks of Apuleius's ever-popular novel. It tells the story of Lucius, a curious and silly young man, who is turned into a donkey when he meddles with witchcraft. Doomed to wander from region to region and mistreated by a series of deporable owners, Lucius at last is restored to human form with the help of the goddess Isis. In a translation that is the most faithful and the most entertaining to date, Ruden reveals to modern readers the vivid, farcical ingenuity of Apuleius's style."--Inside jacket flap.

The Golden Ass Annotated

Author : Lucius Apuleius
ISBN : 9781716849848
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The story follows Lucius, a young man of good birth, as he disports himself in the cities and along the roads of Thessaly. This is a wonderful tale abounding in lusty incident, curious adventure and bawdy wit.

The Fortunes Of Apuleius And The Golden Ass

Author : Julia Haig Gaisser
ISBN : 0691131368
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Julia Haig Gaisser traces the transmission and reception of one of the most influential novels in Western literature - 'The Golden Ass'. The novel tells of a young man changed into an ass by magic and his bawdy adventures and narrow escapes before the goddess Iris changed him back again.

Apuleius And The Golden Ass

Author : James Tatum
ISBN : UOM:39015027233207
Genre : Latin fiction
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The Golden Ass Of Lucius Apuleius Of Medaura

Author : Apuleius
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The Golden Ass Of Apuleius

Author : Marie-Louise von Franz
ISBN : 9780834840829
Genre : Psychology
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"Today there is much discussion of the liberation of women," writes Marie-Louise von Franz, "but it is sometimes overlooked that this can only succeed if there is a change in men as well. Just as women have to overcome the patriarchal tyrant in their own souls, men have to liberate and differentiate their inner femininity. Only then will a better relationship of the sexes be possible." It is this timely theme that Dr. von Franz explores in her psychological study of a classic work of the second century, The Golden Ass by Apuleius of Madaura. The novel recounts the adventures of a young Roman who is transformed into an ass and eventually finds spiritual renewal through initiation into the Isis mysteries. With its many tales within a tale (including the celebrated story of Psyche and Eros), the text as interpreted by Dr. von Franz is a rich source of insights, anecdotes, and scholarly amplification.

The Golden Ass

Author : Robert Graves
ISBN : 9780795336751
Genre : Fiction
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Translated from the Latin by the poet and author of I, Claudius, this ancient Roman novel follows the many adventures of a man who transforms into an ass. Driven by his all-consuming curiosity, a young man of good parentage named Lucius Apuleius takes a trip to Thessaly. Along the way, amidst a series of bizarre adventures, he inadvertently offends a priestess of the White Goddess, who promptly turns him into an ass. How Lucius responds to his new misfortune, and ultimately finds a way to become human again, makes for a funny and fascinating tale. 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 original. Providing a rare window into the daily lives of regular people in ancient Greece, Robert Graves’s translation of this classic tale is at once hilarious, informative, and captivating.

Milo Manara S The Golden Ass

Author : Milo Manara
ISBN : 1594650578
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The adventures of the young Lucius transformed into a donkey and subject to the vicissitudes of a life of wandering. An array of thieves, sorcerers and beautiful women cross his path, challenging him in more ways than one... Inspired by "The Golden Ass of Apuleius," a titillating tale that is a must-have for Manara fans. For mature audiences.

Metamorphoses Or The Golden Ass

Author : Apuleius
ISBN : 190834380X
Genre : History
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Apuleius' Metamorphoses or The Golden Ass, our only complete Latin novel, tells the story of Lucius, a young man turned into a donkey by magic because of his unfettered curiosity. After many adventures he is finally saved by the goddess Isis, whose follower he becomes. The famous first book of the novel introduces the protagonist's character, his interest in magic and his gullibility, but also important themes of the novel such as metamorphosis from man into beast. Lucius listens to stories about magic and witchcraft told to him on his journey to ancient Thessaly and narrates them to the reader. A substantial part of the first book accordingly concentrates on the self-contained tale about a certain Socrates and his unhappy experiences with murderous Thessalian witches. Apuleius himself had been put on trial for allegedly using erotic magic to make his future wife fall in love with him, a theme which also appears in Metamorphoses 1. Throughout the novel, Apuleius portrays Lucius as an unreliable first person narrator and thus implicates the reader of the novel in the same character fault that drives its protagonist: curiosity.This new edition presents the Latin text with a modern translation, substantial introduction and accompanying commentary. The author Apuleius is discussed in the literary environment of the second century AD together with key themes of the first book and the novel as a whole. Special attention is given to ancient magic, the roles of philosophy and the goddess Isis in the novel as well as the extensive reception of the first book in literature up to modern times. The commentary illustrates Apuleius' text as a densely constructed literary work and explains literary allusions as well as philosophical, historical and religious contexts.Regine May is Lecturer in Latin Literature in the Department of Classics at the University of Leeds and the author of Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage (Oxford 2006) and numerous articles on Apuleius and the ancient novels.

The Golden Ass Or The Curious Man

Author : Peter Oswald
ISBN : UOM:39015056814224
Genre : Drama
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An insatiably curious man wants to turn himself into a wise owl. But he takes the wrong drug and finds himself transformed into an ass. His subsequent travels lead him to encounter the chaos of human desire from the perspective of a servile donkey. This new comedy, written for and first performed at Shakespeare's Globe, features the story of the marriage of Cupid and Psyche, perhaps the archetypal myth behind modern psychology. Inspired by Lucius Apuleius' original tale, Peter Oswald has written a riotous erotic comedy of love and desire.

Psychological Interpretation Of The Golden Ass Of Apuleius

Author : Marie-Luise von Franz
ISBN : UVA:X000471309
Genre : Psychology
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The Golden Ass Of Lucius Apuleius

Author : Apuleius
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The Golden Ass Illustrated

Author : Lucius Apuleius
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The Golden Ass (Asinus Aureus) or Metamorphoses is the only Latin novel that has survived in its entirety. It is an imaginative, irreverent, and amusing work that relates the ludicrous adventures of one Lucius, who introduces himself as related to the famous philosophers Plutarch and Sextus of Chaeronea. Lucius experiments with magic and is accidentally turned into an ass. In this guise he hears and sees many unusual things, until escaping from his predicament in a rather unexpected way. Within this frame story are found many digressions, the longest among them being the well-known tale of Cupid and Psyche. This story is a rare instance of a fairy tale preserved in an ancient literary text.

Cupid And Psyche

Author : Apuleius
ISBN : HARVARD:HXJUXI
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Metamorphosis The Golden Ass

Author : Lucius Apuleius
ISBN : 6069834984
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The Metamorphoses of Apuleius which St. Augustine referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus) is the only Ancient Roman novel in Latin to survive in its entirety. Simultaneously a blend of romantic adventure, fable, and religious testament, Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass) is one of the truly seminal works of European literature, of intrinsic interest as a novel in its own right, and one of the earliest examples of the picaresque. The story is about Lucius Apuleius, a young man of good birth, who, while disporting himself in the cities and along the roads of Thessaly, encountered many diverting and strange adventures. Not the least of these was that Apuleius suffered the indignity of being turned into an ass after trying to steal a sorceress's magic. How Apuleius supported his misfortune and how he contrived to dedicate himself to the one goddess who could help him resume his human form make up the body of this tale. The Golden Ass is rich in lusty incident, curious adventure, and bawdy wit. "Robert Graves' translation abandons the aureate latinity of Apuleius for a dry, sharp, plain style which is itself a small masterpiece of twentieth-century prose.

The Golden Ass An Annotated

Author : Lucius Apuleius
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Lucius, the narrator, is journeying to Thessaly. On his way he meets a man named Aristomenes, who tells him a story of Socrates, a friend of his whom he encountered along the road. Socrates had fallen in with a witch, who later killed him and frightened Aristomenes. Lucius believes the man's story and is intrigued.In Thessaly he stays with Milo and his wife, Pamphile, a notorious witch. Lucius encounters his aunt.Byrrhena, who warns him of Pamphile. While in town Lucius is also the centerpiece of the festival of Laughter when, drunkenly, he stabs three wineskins thinking they are robbers and is taken to a fake trial.Lucius begins to sleep with the maid, Photis. He begs her to let him watch Pamphile do magic, and Photis grudgingly agrees. They watch Pamphile turn into a bird, and after she leaves, Lucius clamors for the ointment she used. Photis accidentally gives him the wrong material, and he turns into an ass. He is terrified and angry, and Photis tells him the only way he can turn human again is by eating roses.Milo's house is robbed by a group of bandits, who take Lucius with him. He is beaten up and dragged to exhaustion. In the bandits' cave they bring in a young woman whom they'd kidnapped from a neighboring town for ransom. The old woman who tends them tells the girl the story of Cupid and Psyche.

The Golden Ass Of Lucius Apuleius

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Lucius Apuleius, a young nobleman fascinated by magic, accidentally turns himself into an ass and then sets out on a journey that reveals to him the conditions of peasants and slaves in and around Thessaly and leads him to find redemption as a follower of Isis and Osiris.

The Golden Ass

Author : Lucio Apuleyo
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The story follows Lucius, a young man of good birth, as he disports himself in the cities and along the roads of Thessaly. This is a wonderful tale abounding in lusty incident, curious adventure and bawdy wit.

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