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By John F. Miller, Carole E. Newlands

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A guide to the Reception of Ovid provides greater than 30 unique essays written by means of prime students revealing the wealthy variety of severe engagement with Ovid’s poetry that spans the Western culture from antiquity to the current day. 

  • Offers cutting edge views on Ovid’s poetry and its reception from antiquity to the current day
  • Features contributions from greater than 30 prime students within the Humanities.
  • Introduces generic and unusual figures within the heritage of Ovidian reception.
  • Demonstrates the long-lasting and transformative strength of Ovid’s poetry into sleek times.

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2010). Classical Literary Careers and Their Reception. Cambridge. , and Hinds, S. ) (1999). Ovidian Transformations. Cambridge. Helzle, M. (2003). Ovids Epistulae ex Ponto Buch I–II: Kommentar. Heidelberg. Herbert-Brown, G. (1994). Ovid and the Fasti. Oxford. Hinds, S. (1985). ” Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 41: 138–52. 20 K. Sara Myers Hinds, S. (1999a). ” In P. Hardie, A. Barchiesi, and S. ), Ovidian Transformations. Cambridge. 48–67. Hinds, S. (1999b). M. Braund and R.

On the other, it is specifically via the hero of the Aeneid, or rather through the epic succession, from Homer to Virgil to Ovid, that Achaemenides does more than remain a Greek, that he becomes Macareus (“blessed”; Hinds 1998: 112, n. 22). Specifically, what this figure owes his savior is not that he has stayed in the same place but that he has moved forward. And this salvation takes a form that anticipates the ultimate telos of epic in Ovid’s version, the escape from death. 174). His Fama becomes an escape from this creature of repetitive Fama, a 30 Andrew Feldherr comment on the literary reception and survival of Virgil’s text and a prefiguration of Ovid’s own.

8). 8 After writing his Epistles, Horace turned to imperial themes in the fourth book of Odes. Earlier in Tr. 8 Ovid had used Horatian imagery and language to contrast his miserable old age in exile with the ideals of poetic retirement expressed in Horace’s Epistles 1 (Tr. 19–28; 24 ∼ Epist. 2). Ovid thereby suggests both that he deserves an honorable retirement, no less than Horace, and that, as Horace did, he too could turn to the composition of encomiastic poetry. 9 In a number of poems Ovid encourages an analogy between the disruption of his poetic career and Gallus’ tragic end.

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