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Metamorphoses: A New Verse Translation (Penguin Classics)

Paperback. Pub Date :2004-01-29 Pages: 768 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Classics Ovid’s sensuous and witty poem brings together a dazzling array of mythological tales. ingeniously linked by the idea of ??transformation-often as a result of love or lust -where men and women find themselves magically changed into new and sometimes extraordinary beings. Beginning with the creation of the world and ending with the deification of Augustus. Ovid interweaves many of the best-known myths and…


ISBN 10 : 9780140447897
ISBN 13 : 014044789X

A new translation in hexameter verse of Ovid's narrative poem embraces more than two hundred mythical tales linked by the theme of transformation, incorporating many famed myths an..

The Metamorphoses Of Ovid

ISBN 10 : 1518860753
ISBN 13 : 9781518860751

The Metamorphoses is a Latin narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid, considered his magnum opus. Comprising fifteen books and over 250 myths, the poem chronicles the history of the ..


ISBN 10 : 9780486113975
ISBN 13 : 0486113973

Monumental epic poem tells the heroic story of Aeneas, a Trojan who escaped the burning ruins of Troy to found Lavinium, the parent city of Rome, in the west...

The Poems Of Exile

ISBN 10 : 0520242602
ISBN 13 : 9780520242609

"This is no small achievement. For the language-lover the translation provides elegant, flowing English verse, for the classicist it conveys close approximation to the Latin meanin..

Ovid In English

ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106013924433
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Tracing the influence of the great Roman poet on writers in the English language, this compendium of commentary and verse spans the literary tradition from Chaucer to Ted Hughes, e..

Tales From Ovid

ISBN 10 : 9780571258895
ISBN 13 : 0571258891

When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the collective effort were nominate..

The Odyssey

ISBN 10 : 1904633374
ISBN 13 : 9781904633372

The Odyssey, translated by T. E. Lawrence, an epic 12,000-line poem composed over 2,700 years ago, is the first adventure story in Western literature. It describes the ten-year wan..

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