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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Fall 2005

LAT 365 • Apuleius

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31025 MWF
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
WAG 10
Parker

Course Description

APULEIUS AS PERFORMER We shall study antiquity's most redoubtable narcissist at his strongest, creating himself in full view of an audience Half the term will be devoted to his personal appearances in public (Florida, Apologia) and half to his seminal novel, the Metamorphoses. These works will be read in their entirety, partly in Latin and partly in English. There will be two short essays, each assessed at 30% of the grade 1. the explication of one of the Florida 2. analysis and pursuit of one of the tales in the Metamorphoses A final examination, largely translation, at 40%

Texts

Publisher:   B G Teubner, K G Saur Verlag in series Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum TeubnerianaApuleius, ; R Helm (ed) Opera quae supersunt, Vol. I Metamorphoses Apuleius, ; R Helm (ed) Opera quae supersunt, Vol. II, fasc. 1 Pro se de Magia Liber (Apologia) Apuleius, ; R Helm (ed) Opera quae Supersunt, Vol. II, fasc. 2 Florida

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