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Metamorphoses: A New Translation

Metamorphoses: A New Translation

Charles Martin (Translated by), Bernard M. W. Knox (Introduction)

ISBN: 978-0-393-32642-0

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624 pages

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Ovid's epic poem?hose theme of change has resonated throughout the ages?s one of the most important texts of Western imagination, an inspiration from Dante's times to the present day, when writers such as Salman Rushdie and Italo Calvino have found a living source in Ovid's work. Charles Martin combines a close fidelity to Ovid's text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original. Martin's Metamorphoses will be the translation of choice for contemporary readers in English. This volume also includes endnotes and a glossary of people, places, and personifications.