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By John F. Miller, Carole E. Newlands

A instruction manual to the Reception of Ovid provides greater than 30 unique essays written by means of best students revealing the wealthy range 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 major students within the Humanities.
  • Introduces commonplace and unexpected figures within the heritage of Ovidian reception.
  • Demonstrates the long-lasting and transformative strength of Ovid’s poetry into smooth times.

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308–440). 189). Both figures become points to which the narrative continually returns, and each return finds them replaying the same role, although succeeding speakers, both within the poem and in the earlier epics, tell their stories from contrasting perspectives. Thus the different voices in the narrative, though they may lack a self-conscious awareness of other versions of the story, bear a close relationship to that of their epic author, and not just because they face an analogous problem of making their Polyphemus stand out over others.

In P. ), The Cambridge Companion to Ovid. Cambridge. 288–300. McGowan, M. (2009). Ovid in Exile. Leiden. R. (1980). The Poetics of Exile. Brussels. Newlands, C. (1997). 1: 57–79. Oliensis, E. (1997). ” Ramus 26: 172–93. Oliensis, E. (2004). ” Classical Antiquity 23: 285–321. J. (2010). ” In J. J. ), A Companion to Vergil’s Aeneid and Its Tradition. Chichester. 80–95. Rahn, H. (1958). ” Antike und Abendland 7: 105–20. Rosati, G. (2003). ” In R. ), Fecunda licentia: Tradizione e innovazione in Ovidio elegiaco.

288). ” The Greek remainer, AchaeMENides (Paschalis 1997: 140), combines the experiences of Tityrus: he has been left behind and also been saved by a figure worthy of veneration. 166 ∼ Ecl. 1, via Aen. 162 ∼ Ecl. 162–63 quis te casusve deusve / servat ∼ Ecl. 6). Of course, Achaemenides has been rescued from pastoral rather than by pastoral, and this story of his generic elevation acquires an interesting ambiguity precisely when it is narrativized through the lens of epic. On the one hand, the return to the role of grateful Tityrus, instead of being forced to relive the Odyssey, makes the “First Eclogue” an appropriate ending for this epic flashback.

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