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Metamorphoses

Ovid (Book - 2005 )
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Ovid's epic poem--whose theme of change has resonated throughout the ages--is one of the most important texts of Western imagination, an inspiration from Dante's times to the present day, when writers such as Salman Rushdie and Italo Calvino have found a living source in Ovid's work. Charles Martin combines a close fidelity to Ovid's text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original. Martin's Metamorphoses will be the translation of choice for contemporary readers in English. This volume also includes endnotes and a glossary of people, places, and personifications.
Authors: Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Uniform Title: Metamorphoses. English
Title: Metamorphoses
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2005
Characteristics: xxvi, 597 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ovid ; translated and with notes by Charles Martin ; introduction by Bernard Knox
Contents: The shaping of changes.
Of mortal children and immortal lusts.
The wrath of Juno.
Spinning yarns and weaving tales.
Contests of arms and song.
Of praise and punishment.
Of the ties that bind.
Impious acts and exemplary lives.
Desire, deceit, and difficult deliveries.
The songs of Orpheus.
Rome begins at Troy.
Around and about the Iliad.
Spoils of war and pangs of love.
Around and about the Aeneas.
Prophetic acts and visionary dreams
Additional Contributors: Martin, Charles - 1942-
ISBN: 9780393326420
039332642X
Branch Call Number: 871.01 O96mw 2005
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Mythology, Classical Poetry Metamorphosis Mythology Poetry Fables, Latin Translations into English
Topical Term: Mythology, Classical
Metamorphosis
Fables, Latin
LCCN: 2003014491
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