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Metamorphoses

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Metamorphoses--the best-known poem by one of the wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its theme change and transformation, as illustrated by Greco-Roman myth and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's style, and its modern idiom offers a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.

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Metamorphoses--the best-known poem by one of the wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its theme change and transformation, as illustrated by Greco-Roman myth and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's style, and its modern idiom offers a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199537372
Author:
Ovid
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Translator:
Melville, A. D.
Introduction by:
Kenney, E. J.
Introduction:
Kenney, E. J.
Author:
null, E. J.
Author:
Melville, A. D.
Author:
Kenney, E. J.
Author:
null, A. D.
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Mythology, classical
Subject:
Metamorphosis
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
5.1 x 7.7 x 1.5 in 0.85 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Metamorphoses--the best-known poem by one of the wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its theme change and transformation, as illustrated by Greco-Roman myth and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's style, and its modern idiom offers a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.
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