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  1. Apuleius' Platonism: The Impersonation of Philosophy.Richard Fletcher - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    Apuleius of Madauros, writing in the latter half of the second century CE in Roman North Africa, is best known to us today for his Latin fiction, the Metamorphoses aka The Golden Ass, about a man who turned into a donkey and back again. However, he was also a Platonic philosopher, who, even though many of his writings are lost, wrote a range of rhetorical and philosophical works which survive to this day. This book examines these works to reveal how (...)
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  2. Creative Lives in Classical Antiquity: Poets, Artists and Biography.Richard Fletcher & Johanna Hanink (eds.) - 2016 - Cambridge University Press.
    What happened when creative biographers took on especially creative subjects in Greek and Roman antiquity? Creative Lives in Classical Antiquity examines how the biographical traditions of ancient poets and artists parallel the creative processes of biographers themselves, both within antiquity and beyond. Each chapter explores a range of biographical material that highlights the complexity of how readers and viewers imagine the lives of ancient creator-figures. Work in the last decades has emphasized the likely fictionality of nearly all of the ancient (...)
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    Goff (B.) (Ed.) Classics and Colonialism. Pp. Viii + 166. London: Duckworth, 2005. Paper, £14.99. ISBN: 978-0-7156-3311-. [REVIEW]Richard Fletcher - 2008 - The Classical Review 58 (1):296-297.
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    Philosophy (H.) Tarrant and (D.) Baltzly Reading Plato in Antiquity. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. Ix + 268. £50. 9780715634554. [REVIEW]Richard Fletcher - 2008 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 128:282-.