Ovid: Ars Amatoria, Book III

Ovid: Ars Amatoria, Book III

by Ovid
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521813700

ISBN-13: 9780521813709

Pub. Date: 02/01/2003

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

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:
9780521813709
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries Series, #40
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

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

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