Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses

Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses by Ted Hughes 0374525870 9780374525873
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A powerful version of the Latin classic by Englands 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 Hughess 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.

Author: Ted Hughes

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 272

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publication Date: 1999-03-30


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