Ovid's Metamorphoses

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Spring Publications, 1989 - Fables, Latin - 359 pages
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In the most daring translation in generations of Ovid's major work, Boer, rather than offering an Ovidian smooth, sustained flow, pares narrative to the bone; consider his Callisto: "But girl? against ... Read full review

Contents

The Creation The Four Ages Lycaon
3
Phaethon Earths Complaint The Heliads
23
Cadmus Founds Thebes Diana Actaeon
49
The Daughters of Minyas Pyramus Thisbe
69
The Batdes of Perseus Minerva Visits Helicon
93
Arachne Niobe Leto in Lycia Marsyas
113
Jason the Argonauts Medea Medea
133
Minos Scylla The Minotaur Daedalus
155
Achelous Hercules Hercules Deianira
183
Orpheus Eurydice Cyparissus Ganymede
207
The Death of Orpheus Midas Pan Apollo
229
The Trojan War Achilles Cygnus Caenis
251
The Debate for Achilles Weapons The Fall
269
Glaucus Circe Aeneas Sails By Aeneas
293
Numa Pythagoras Speaks Hippolytus
319
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About the author (1989)

David R. Slavitt, poet, novelist, critic, and journalist, has published more than fifty books. His translations include the Metamorphoses of Ovid, The Fables of Avianus, the & quot;Eclogues& quot; and & quot;Georgics& quot; of Virgil, and Seneca: The Tragedies, Vols. 1 and 2, all available from Johns Hopkins.

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