5-20-11 - Rough drafts—until Friday the 4 th The Novel 2...

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Unformatted text preview: Rough drafts—until Friday the 4 th The Novel 2 nd /1 st century BCE (?) the earliest novels Love; disaster; travel; the 'past;' the 'east;' chastity; 'miracles;' the gods; happy (?) endings- variations on core qualities Xenophon's Cyropaedia (?) (4 th century BCE) Chariton: Chaireas and Callirhoe (1 st BCE) Longus' Daphnis and Chloe (2 nd CE?) Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon (2nd?) Heliodorus' Novel 2 nd /3 rd /4 th /5 th (?) century All that is known of Heliodorus is what he says in his sphragis at the end- From Emesa; Phoenician (the race of the sun)- Son of Theodosius However, later 'Christianized'- In the 5 th century, said to have been a bishop of Trikala in Greece- In the 14 th century, said to have been a bishop who chose writing over god (after much internal debate) The Opening Scene What has happened?- Begins in media res , as Homer does- The ship, the beach, the corpses, the feast, the man, the woman- Who is the woman? A goddess? Artemis? Who is the woman?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course CLASSICS 101 taught by Professor Benjaminmcclosky during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

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5-20-11 - Rough drafts—until Friday the 4 th The Novel 2...

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