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Metamorphoses: A New Verse Translation (Penguin Classics) - Ovid, David Raeburn
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[SR: 2060], Paperback, [EAN: 9780140447897], Penguin Classics, Penguin Classics, Book, [PU: Penguin Classics], 2004-01-29, 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 legends of ancient Greece and Rome. including Daedalus and Icarus. Pyramus and Thisbe. Pygmalion. Perseus and Andromeda. and the fall of Troy. Erudite but light-hearted. dramatic and yet playful. the Metamorphoses has influenced writers and artists throughout the centuries from Shakespeare and Titian to Picasso and Ted Hughes. Includes introduction. a preface to each book. explanatory no..., 590912, Classics, 62, Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 590934, Literary Fiction, 62, Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 275013, Essays, Journals & Letters, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 275110, Poetry & Poets, 275068, History & Criticism, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 275130, Classical, Early & Medieval, 591426, By Period, 275117, Poetry, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 591438, Epics, 591428, Genres, 275117, Poetry, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 591440, Myths, 591428, Genres, 275117, Poetry, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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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 legends of ancient Greece and Rome, including Daedalus and Icarus, Pyramus and Thisbe, Pygmalion, Perseus and Andromeda, and the fall of Troy. Erudite but light-hearted, dramatic and yet playful, the Metamorphoses has influenced writers and artists throughout the centuries from Shakespeare and Titian to Picasso and Ted Hughes. Includes introduction, a preface to each book, explanatory notes, and an index of people, gods, and places ancient classical and medieval,classics,contemporary,fantasy epics,fairy tales,literary,literature and fiction,mythology and folk tales,poetry Fantasy Epics, Penguin Classics

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For over two thousand years, readers have delighted in Ovid's playful eloquence; his influence on other writers has ranged from Dante and Chaucer to Shakespeare and Milton. This selection of 30 stories from the verse translation by F. A. Wright of Ovid's famous work, "The Metamorphoses, does full justice to the poet's elegance and wit. All of the tales involve a form of metamorphosis, or transformation, and are peopled by the gods, demigods, and mortals of classical mythology: Venus and Adonis, Pygmalion, Apollo and Daphne, Narcissus, Perseus and Andromeda, Orpheus and Eurydice, the Cyclops, and Circe, among others. Metamorphoses Ovid / Raeburn, David / Feeney, D. C., Penguin Books

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For over two thousand years, readers have delighted in Ovid's playful eloquence; his influence on other writers has ranged from Dante and Chaucer to Shakespeare and Milton. This selection of 30 stories from the verse translation by F. A. Wright of Ovid's famous work, ´The Metamorphoses, does full justice to the poet's elegance and wit. All of the tales involve a form of metamorphosis, or transformation, and are peopled by the gods, demigods, and mortals of classical mythology: Venus and Adonis, Pygmalion, Apollo and Daphne, Narcissus, Perseus and Andromeda, Orpheus and Eurydice, the Cyclops, and Circe, among others. varia, /200, [PU: Penguin Books]

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Ovid's deliciously witty and exuberant epic starts with the creation of the world and brings together a series of ingeniously linked Greek and Roman myths and legends in which men and women are transformed, often by love - into flowers, trees, stones and stars. This new verse translation, in simple and swift English hexameters, allows Ovid's narrative to flow - pulling the reader along with it., [PU: Penguin Books]

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Metamorphoses
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Ovid

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Metamorphoses

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014044789X

For over two thousand years, readers have delighted in Ovid's playful eloquence; his influence on other writers has ranged from Dante and Chaucer to Shakespeare and Milton. This selection of 30 stories from the verse translation by F. A. Wright of Ovid's famous work, "The Metamorphoses, does full justice to the poet's elegance and wit. All of the tales involve a form of metamorphosis, or transformation, and are peopled by the gods, demigods, and mortals of classical mythology: Venus and Adonis, Pygmalion, Apollo and Daphne, Narcissus, Perseus and Andromeda, Orpheus and Eurydice, the Cyclops, and Circe, among others.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780140447897
ISBN (ISBN-10): 014044789X
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Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: PENGUIN CLASSICS
768 Pages
Weight: 0,508 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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