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By Robert Coover

Previews, coming points of interest, horror, romance, secret, even intermissions--you identify the kind of motion picture and there's a fiction inside this assortment to hide it--all written with the exuberance you've come to anticipate in Robert Coover's writing.

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Indeed, such perspectives help us see our romances not merely as love stories, but as complex dramas of Desire. Gender and Ways of Organizing Space Space and Gender in the Ancient Greek Novel Elena Redondo Moyano Abstract The plots of the five Greek novels of ‘love and adventures’ are set in two different spaces. First, a macrospace, a gigantic stage which mainly includes Eastern cities of the Roman Empire, where the protagonists – together or separated – live the so-called adventures, a series of painful events they survive.

38 Elena Redondo Moyano important setting is Ephesus where they are eventually reunited and reestablish their social identity along with gaining their safety. As in other novels, the action is circular, the protagonists returning to their home city, Tyre. However, Achilles Tatius points out that they will spend the rest of their lives in Byzantium, Leucippe’s homeland. 30 It seems that another political/social code applies in these two novels, because in both cases the couple will live with the most powerful family, the wife’s family.

By Garnaud 1991. 1). 34 The legitimacy of this unequal distribution of responsibility and suffering in the couple’s relationship is ensured by the authority of myth, which works as an exemplum 35 in novels. 4. While Callirhoe sets off from Syracuse and faces all her heroic adventures alone, the other novelists introduce some modifications which reduce the solitude of the female character on the journey. Xenophon has his two protagonists leave together and Achilles Tatius has them stay together even during part of their heroic adventures.

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