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Kicking the Habit:the Significance of Consuetudo in interpreting the Fable of Cupid and Psyche

James, Paula (2001). Kicking the Habit:the Significance of Consuetudo in interpreting the Fable of Cupid and Psyche. Ramus, 30(2) pp. 152–168.

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Abstract

Looks at the way Apuleius uses abstract concepts as personifications in his novel METAMORPHOSES/ GOLDEN ASS and the function of them in relation to the myth of Cupid and Psyche as concepts.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0048-671X
Keywords: abstractions; Amor; animism; Apuleius; Cupid; consuetudo; curiosity; habit; Lucretius; minor deities; Psyche; sexual passion; restraint; Sobrietas; Sollicitudo; Temperance; Tristities
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Classical Studies
Item ID: 3573
Depositing User: Paula James
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3573
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