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Metamorphoses
     

Metamorphoses

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by Ovid
 

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ISBN-10: 039392534X

ISBN-13: 9780393925340

Pub. Date: 11/30/2009

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

In his award-winning translation, Charles Martin combines fidelity to Ovid’s text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original.

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In his award-winning translation, Charles Martin combines fidelity to Ovid’s text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393925340
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/30/2009
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
551
Sales rank:
442,502
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionix
Acknowledgmentsxxv
A Note on this Translation3
Book IThe Shaping of Changes13
Book IIOf Mortal Children and Immortal Lusts49
Book IIIThe Wrath of Juno89
Book IVSpinning Yarns and Weaving Tales121
Book VContests of Arms and Song157
Book VIOf Praise and Punishment187
Book VIIOf the Ties That Bind221
Book VIIIImpious Acts and Exemplary Lives261
Book IXDesire, Deceit, and Difficult Deliveries301
Book XThe Songs of Orpheus339
Book XIRome Begins at Troy367
Book XIIAround and About the Iliad405
Book XIIISpoils of War and Pangs of Love435
Book XIVAround and about with Aeneas479
Book XVProphetic Acts and Visionary Dreams519
Notes555
Persons, Places, and Personifications in the Metamorphoses577

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Metamorphoses 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A friend recommended this book and though the stories are sad they are also short. I do not enjoy them as before-sleeping reading. The notes at the end of the book are good because they explain where Ovid takes liberties and is creative.
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