By John F. Miller, Carole E. Newlands
A instruction manual to the Reception of Ovid provides greater than 30 unique essays written by way of major students revealing the wealthy variety of serious 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 top students within the Humanities.
- Introduces prevalent and unexpected figures within the historical past of Ovidian reception.
- Demonstrates the long-lasting and transformative strength of Ovid’s poetry into sleek times.
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These form the “before” and “after” of his narrative, the one bringing the prospect of death, the other a literal and figurative escape from death. So too in the cosmic hierarchy, the flesh-eating Polyphemus seems more beast than man, while the savior Aeneas resembles the god he will become at the end of his own narrative. Looking back to the Cyclops’ earlier appearance in Galatea’s narrative, his qualities as bad host, solitary forest dweller, and contemptor of the gods make him a carefully calibrated antithesis to the receptive, urban, and above all pius Aeneas.
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A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid by John F. Miller, Carole E. Newlands