Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 May 2002

208 Pages | 1 map

ISBN: 9780198152897

Bookseller Code (06)

Achilles Tatius

Leucippe and Clitophon

Translated by Tim Whitmarsh and Introduction by Helen Morales

  • Recent revival of interest in the 'Greek novel'
  • Bizarre, erotic, and risque content
  • New translation, which aims to capture the exuberant varity of Achilles Tatius' writing
  • Includes an introduction which sets the text in its historical and literary contexts and detailed explanatory notes.
  • Influence of Leucippe and Clitophon on the literature of the Renaissance and the Early Modern novel

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