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Description - The Golden Ass by Joel C. Relihan

Relihan uses alliteration and assonance, rhythm and rhyme, the occasional archaism, the rare neologism, and devices of punctuation and typography, to create a sparkling, luxurious, and readable translation that reproduces something of the linguistic and comic effects of the original Latin. The general Introduction is a masterpiece of clarity, orienting the reader in matters of authorship, narration, genre, religion, structure and style. A generous and browsable index, select bibliography, and maps are included.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780872208889
ISBN-10: 0872208885
Format: Hardback
(215mm x 9mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Joel C. Relihan

Joel C. Relihan is Professor of Classics, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts.

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