Ovid: Myth and Metamorphosis
Sarah Annes Brown
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Apr 10, 2020 - 18:24 PM By Sarah Annes Brown

The impact of Ovid s Metamorphoses on our culture can hardly be overestimated The poem is one of the most exciting and accessible classical texts, our key source for nearly all the famous myths of Greece and Rome Sarah Annes Brown offers a lively, and sometimes provocative, introduction to the Metamorphoses, exploring the impact of recent critical developments and tracinThe impact of Ovid s Metamorphoses on our culture can hardly be overestimated The poem is one of the most exciting and accessible classical texts, our key source for nearly all the famous myths of Greece and Rome Sarah Annes Brown offers a lively, and sometimes provocative, introduction to the Metamorphoses, exploring the impact of recent critical developments and tracing its rich afterlife in both high and popular culture The book s later chapters are devoted to five of the most memorable Ovidian stories Apollo and Daphne, Actaeon, Philomela, Arachne and Pygmalion Each subtle and elusive story is found to have generated a huge range of creative responses The influence of the Pygmalion myth, for example, can be traced in Frankenstein, Vertigo and Blade Runner, as well as in the works of Chaucer and Shakespeare.
  • Title: Ovid: Myth and Metamorphosis
  • Author: Sarah Annes Brown
  • ISBN: 9781853996726
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback

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Jim Coughenour Apr 10, 2020 - 18:24 PM
Brown has a sure grasp of Ovid's classic, but her commentary is sometimes too knowing for my taste, digressing into pallid modern interpretations,* muting the wicked inventiveness of Ovid himself. I give it an appreciative extra star for her two pages of Further Reading, which prompted me to seek out Leonard Barkan's The Gods Made Flesh, and pull Marina Warner's Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds out of the book closet.___________________* My favorite digression has to be her reflection on th [...]
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Ovid: Myth and Metamorphosis By Sarah Annes Brown The impact of Ovid s Metamorphoses on our culture can hardly be overestimated The poem is one of the most exciting and accessible classical texts, our key source for nearly all the famous myths of Greece and Rome Sarah Annes Brown offers a lively, and sometimes provocative, introduction to the Metamorphoses, exploring the impact of recent critical developments and tracinThe impact of Ovid s Metamorphoses on our culture can hardly be overestimated The poem is one of the most exciting and accessible classical texts, our key source for nearly all the famous myths of Greece and Rome Sarah Annes Brown offers a lively, and sometimes provocative, introduction to the Metamorphoses, exploring the impact of recent critical developments and tracing its rich afterlife in both high and popular culture The book s later chapters are devoted to five of the most memorable Ovidian stories Apollo and Daphne, Actaeon, Philomela, Arachne and Pygmalion Each subtle and elusive story is found to have generated a huge range of creative responses The influence of the Pygmalion myth, for example, can be traced in Frankenstein, Vertigo and Blade Runner, as well as in the works of Chaucer and Shakespeare.

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