Standard Name: Apuleius


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Intertextuality and Influence Michèle Roberts
MR became obsessed with the story of Psyche and Eros after reading The Golden Ass by Apuleius . What she wanted to write about Psyche (to whom she ascribes the agency in her desire) was...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Tighe
MT 's prose preface acknowledges her debt, early in the poem, to Apuleius ' version of the Psyche story. She says she chose the Spenserian stanza because she loved Spenser ; she found it difficult...
Intertextuality and Influence Marina Warner
The work was based on The Golden Ass, by the classical satirist Apuleius .
Moseley, Merritt, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 194. Gale Research.
194: 287
Intertextuality and Influence Sylvia Townsend Warner
The novel is a retelling of the story of Cupid and Psyche (or Love and the Soul) by Apuleius , with names and characteristics transposed to Victorian England. The heroine is a young orphan who...


1756: Jeanne Le Prince de Beaumont published Le...

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Jeanne Le Prince de Beaumont published Le Magasin des enfants, a collection containing the first influential and literary formulation of the popular fairy storyBeauty and the Beast.


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