MetamorphosesBook - 1989
The Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass) of Apuleius (born c. 125 CE) is a romance combining realism and magic. Lucius wants the sensations of a bird, but by pharmaceutical accident becomes an ass. The bulk of the novel recounts his adventures as an animal, but Lucius also recounts many stories he overhears, including that of Cupid and Psyche.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1989
Characteristics: 2 v. ; 17 cm