A Companion to Ovid (Google eBook)

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Peter E. Knox
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 29, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 552 pages
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A Companion to Ovid is a comprehensive overview of one of the most influential poets of classical antiquity.
  • Features more than 30 newly commissioned chapters by noted scholars writing in their areas of specialization
  • Illuminates various aspects of Ovid's work, such as production, genre, and style
  • Presents interpretive essays on key poems and collections of poems
  • Includes detailed discussions of Ovid's primary literary influences and his reception in English literature
  • Provides a chronology of key literary and historical events during Ovid's lifetime
  

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Contents

Chronological Table of Important Events in Roman History and Literature during the Life of Ovid
xvii
PART I Contexts
1
PART II Texts
59
PART III Intertexts
217
PART IV Critical and Scholarly Approaches
309
PART V Literary Receptions
395
Bibliography
485
Index
516
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About the author (2009)

Peter E. Knox is Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado. His publications include Ovid's Metamorphoses and the Traditions of Augustan Poetry (1986) and Ovid, Heroides: Select Epistles (1995), as well as many articles on a wide range of topics in Greek and Roman literature.

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