Ovid: Ars Amatoria, Book III

Ovid: Ars Amatoria, Book III

by Ovid, Roy K. Gibson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521124212

ISBN-13: 9780521124218

Pub. Date: 12/03/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Book 3 of Ovid's Ars Amatoria teaches women how to catch and keep men and is presented in this modern edition, based on the revised Oxford Classical Text by E.J. Kenney. In his extensive introduction and commentary, Gibson responds to recent developments in interpreting didactic poetry and the treatment of women by classical authors, especially the Latin elegiac

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Overview

Book 3 of Ovid's Ars Amatoria teaches women how to catch and keep men and is presented in this modern edition, based on the revised Oxford Classical Text by E.J. Kenney. In his extensive introduction and commentary, Gibson responds to recent developments in interpreting didactic poetry and the treatment of women by classical authors, especially the Latin elegiac poets. He explores how the interests of male readers are covertly served in a book addressed to women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521124218
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/03/2009
Series:
Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries Series, #40
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Text and critical apparatus; Method of the commentary; Commentary.

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