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The Metamorphosis, or, Golden Ass

Apuleius

The Metamorphosis, or, Golden Ass

by Apuleius

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Published by W.J. Cosby in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementof Apuleius ; translated from the original Latin by Thomas Taylor.
ContributionsTaylor, Thomas, 1758-1835.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, [1], 213, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20047505M

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5/5(1). 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. 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. Full text of "Apuleius The Golden Ass - Penguin Classics" See other formats.

Bibiliographic reference Apuleius. Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume I: Books Edited and translated by J. Arthur Hanson. Loeb Classical Library.

Book IV The tale of Cupid and Psyche: fatal beauty ‘In a certain city there lived a king and queen, who had three daughters of surpassing beauty.

Though the elder two were extremely pleasing, still it was thought they were only worthy of mortal praise; but the youngest girl’s looks were so delightful, so dazzling, no human speech in. LibriVox recording of Metamorphosis or The Golden Ass, by Lucius Apuleius. The Metamorphosis, also known as The Golden Ass, is one of the very few novels of the Ancient World that survived to our days; one of the two novels of Roman Literature that we can still read; and the only one preserved in its entirety (the other one being the extremely fragmentary Satyricon).

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 radically and then restored in turn in mutual exchange, and don’t object to reading Egyptian papyri, inscribed by a sly reed from the Nile.

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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. Brief Summary of the Metamorphoses. Latin Text.

Book I: Until Book XI all of the acts experienced by Lucius are that of him in the form of an ass. Lucius is told the tale of the robbers and Demochares. An old woman tells Lucius the story of Cupid and Psyche (Books IV-VI). 'Metamorphosis - The Golden Ass' - Martin Sexton () This film was created as a site-specific work for the Greek Island of Hydra - an island that has no cars and the donkey or ass are the only means of transportation - the exhibition was curated by Sozita Goudouna and was entiled 'Eleventh Plateau' a title partly taken from the book 'A Thousand Plateaus' by the philosopher Gilles Deleuze.

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