After Ovid: New Metamorphoses
Publish date: April 30th 1996
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 298
Edition language: English
An uneven and rather disappointing collection. While there are a few stunning poems (I particularly liked those by Alice Fulton and Eavan Boland) the majority are average (even Ted Hughes is not at his best here) and frequently seem laboured or dutiful, as if the myth chosen did not truly inspire th...