Tales From Ovid

Tales From Ovid

Book - 1997
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A powerful version of the Latin classic by England's late Poet Laureate, now in paperback.When it was published in 1997, Tales from Ovid was immediately recognized as a classic in its own right, as the best rering of Ovid in generations, and as a major book in Ted Hughes's oeuvre. The Metamorphoses of Ovid stands with the works of Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton as a classic of world poetry; Hughes translated twenty-four of its stories with great power and directness. The result is the liveliest twentieth-century version of the classic, at once a delight for the Latinist and an appealing introduction to Ovid for the general reader.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997
ISBN: 9780374228415
Characteristics: x, 257 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hughes, Ted 1930-1998


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Aug 13, 2012

Wonderful book for lovers of mythology

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