Hailed as the first example of the novel form, this text gives a sardonic view and realistic picture of the luxuries, vices and social manners of Imperial Rome.
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The earliest and funniest prose fiction in Latin.This selection is part of a new,racy,and dynamic translation.About the Author:
J.P. Sullivan has held appointments in Classics or Arts and Letters at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Texas, Buffalo, Minnesota, ad Hawaii. He is the author of The Satyricon of Petronius: A Literary Study, Propertius: A Critical Introduction, Literature and Plitics in the Age of Nero and Martial: The Unexpected Classic.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140443134
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