Corpus ID: 190470895

A study of 'Apollonius of Tyre': Three English Adaptations of an Ancient Greek Romance

@inproceedings{Achorn1998ASO,
  title={A study of 'Apollonius of Tyre': Three English Adaptations of an Ancient Greek Romance},
  author={John Howard Achorn},
  year={1998}
}
“This thesis involves three English versions of Apollonius of Tyre: the Old English translation (OE) of the Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri (HA), John Gower's version (CA) in the Confessio Amantis, and Shakespeare's Pericles. I discuss the social climate surrounding the production of each work and then concentrate on the tale's restorative property, particularly as it relates to gender issues. “Because HA represents the ‘architext’ of all subsequent versions, my Introduction fo-cuses on it. I… Expand