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Metamorphoses - 04 edition

Metamorphoses (ISBN10: 039332642X; ISBN13: 9780393326420)
ISBN13: 978-0393326420
ISBN10: 039332642X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0393058109
ISBN10: 0393058107

Summary: 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 con
temporary readers in English. This volume also includes endnotes and a glossary of people, places, and personifications.
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Summary: 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. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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