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  • Metamorphosesby Leon Katz

    Bitingduck Press 2007; US$ 9.95

    A cycle of thirteen episodes told in Story Theater form, a narrator speaking and life-sized puppets performing simultaneously, Metamorphoses tells the stories from Greek mythology?from the first moments of creation to its version of the flood, and the trials, tribulations, and joys during Zeus?s long reign. It brings to life some of the most memorable... more...

  • P. Ovidii Nasonis "Epistula ex Ponto" III 1by Beatrice Larosa

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00

    The Epistula ex Ponto III 1 sums up the leitmotives of Ovid?s poetry of exile. This linguistic-philological commentary reveals intertextual connections with the author?s other writings, with the previous Latin love poetry as well as with the ways of Ciceronian and Horatian decorum. more...

  • Dall'Elicona a Romaby Elena Merli

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    The motifs of fons inspirationis and labor limae lost their semantic force in Latin poetry after the Augustan age. This book analyzes these two topoi from Ovid to Martialand shows how poetic inspiration and lima poetica are subtly displayed for the purpose of self-fashioning and communication by poets with theirpatrons. more...

  • The World of Ovid's Metamorphosesby Joseph B. Solodow

    The University of North Carolina Press 1988; US$ 63.00

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  • Ovid, Verwandlungsgeschichtenby Michaela Hellmich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 12.39

    Die Metamorphosen von Ovid: Faszinierende Verwandlungsgeschichten, Götter und Liebe ? aber für Schüler oft eine große sprachliche Herausforderung. Diese Lektüre entschärft die Schwierigkeiten und motiviert, ohne auf die Beschäftigung mit dem Originaltext zu verzichten. Die Lektüre ist doppelseitig aufgebaut: Eine Comic-Fassung ermöglicht ein erstes... more...

  • The Ovidian Heroine as Authorby Laurel Fulkerson

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    Examination of Ovid's Heroides which portrays its fictional female writers as a community of authors. more...

  • Redesigning Achillesby Sophia Papaioannou

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    The book is a detailed study on the structure and the topics of Ovid?s compedium of the Trojan Saga in Metamorphoses 12.1-13.622, the section also referred to as the ?Little Iliad?. It explores the motives and the objectives behind the selected narrative moments from the Epic Cycle that found their way into the Ovidian version of the Trojan War. By... more...

  • Ovidby Katharina Volk

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95

    This book provides a unique and accessible introduction to the complete works of Ovid. Using a thematic approach, Volk lays out what we know about Ovid's life, presents the author's works within their poetic genres, and discusses central Ovidian themes. The first general introduction to Ovid written in English in over 20 years, offering the very latest... more...

  • Reflections in a Serpent's Eyeby Micaela Janan

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    Ovid's extraordinary story of Thebes' founding and bloody unravelling spans two books of his epic poem, the Metamorphoses. His bizarre refractions of the well-ordered community engage Ovid's own Rome and the mythohistory of the Eternal City's origins, most particularly as framed in Vergil's Aeneid (Vergil's poem attained nonpareil... more...

  • Readers and Writers in Ovid's Heroidesby Efrossini Spentzou

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 139.99

    This is the first book-length study to reconstruct the experiences of the abandoned heroines of the Heroides, which have been largely ignored by past criticism. Dr Spentzou seeks ways to isolate, characterize, and release the female voice and experience within Ovid's male-authored text. Building on a wide range of ancient as well as modern images... more...