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Love and providence : recognition in the ancient novel /

Main Author: Montiglio, Silvia, 1960-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Table of Contents:
  • True love and immediate recognition
  • Callirhoe: something in the way she breathes
  • The Ephesiaca: slow and quick eyes
  • Beauty, dress, and identity
  • Leucippe and Clitophon: teasing expectations
  • Daphnis and Chloe: too beautiful to be shepherds
  • Reading identity: recognitions in the Aethiopica
  • First, misidentifications
  • The recognition of Chariclea
  • Reading recognitions
  • A gift of providence? : recognitions in two Roman novels
  • The Satyrica: recognition and capture
  • The Golden ass: recognition and return
  • From the pagan novels to early Jewish and Christian narratives: refashioning recognition
  • "Telling my whole life with his words": recognitions in Apollonius of Tyre
  • "Who are you?" : Joseph and Aseneth, or it is impossible to recognize a convert
  • Recognition of family and recognition of god in the pseudo-Clementine recognitions
  • Dress and recognition: a novelistic motif becomes Christian
  • Epilogue: the ancient novel in the history of the recognition motif
  • Tragedy and comedy
  • Future influences: highlights.