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Golden Ass

Apuleius

9781922458063

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $24.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781922458063
Published: May 2021

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This bawdy novel from Ancient Rome is given new significance by renowned Australian philosopher Peter Singer.

Peter Singer has breathed new life into Apuleius's The Golden Ass-a hilarious, bawdy tale and one of the earliest novels.

Apuleius's The Golden Ass, one of a handful of surviving ancient novels, has remained relatively unknown-until now. Renowned philosopher and animal rights activist Peter Singer remedies this neglect with a new edited version of the rollicking story of the travails, erotic adventures and ultimate enlightenment of a cocky young man who is transformed into a donkey.

Singer has teamed with Apuleius scholar and translator Ellen Finkelpearl and prize-winning artists Anna and Varvara Kendel to present Apuleius's novel as not only an engaging and entertaining story but as a remarkable example of ancient empathy for animals and deep understanding of their suffering.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781922458063
Published: May 2021

Number of pages: 240
Width: 127 mm
Height: 196 mm
Depth: 18 mm

Publisher: Text Publishing

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