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Metamorphoses - Ovid, A.D. Melville, E.J. Kenney
Metamorphoses
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Metamorphoses--the best-known poem by one of the wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its theme change and transformation, as illustrated by Greco-Roman myth and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's style, and its modern idiom offers a fresh... show more
Metamorphoses--the best-known poem by one of the wittiest poets of classical antiquity--takes as its theme change and transformation, as illustrated by Greco-Roman myth and legend. Melville's new translation reproduces the grace and fluency of Ovid's style, and its modern idiom offers a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192816917 (0192816918)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
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