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Love And Providence: Recognition In The Ancient Novel

Montiglio's book combines wonderfully subtle and perceptive close readings of recognition scenes in ancient novels with an original and convincing 'big argument' that demonstrates the richness and individuality of these marvellous texts. This is a fine achievement, which confirms fiction as one of the most exciting areas of classical scholarship. From the Odyssey and King Lear to modern novels by Umberto Eco and John le Carré, the re...