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After Ovid: New Metamorphoses

By: Hofmann, Michael

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Publisher: NOONDAY:

Seller ID: 9780374524784

ISBN: 0374524785

Condition: USED


Ovid's "Metamorphoses" is one of the great works in classical literature, and a primary source for our knowledge of much of classic mythology, in which the relentless theme of transformation stands as a primary metaphor for the often cataclysmic dynamics of life itself. For this book, British poets Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun have invited more than forty leading English-language poets to create their own idiomatic contemporary versions of some of the most famous and notorious myths from the "Metamorphoses." Apollo and Daphne, Pyramus and Thisbe, Proserpina, Marsyas, Medea, Baucis and ... View more info