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Metamorphoses

Author: Ovid; A D Melville
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The modern, unacademic idiom of this translation of 'Metamorphoses' opens the way to a fresh understanding of Ovid's unique and elusive vision of reality.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ovid; A D Melville
ISBN: 019283472X 9780192834720 9780199537372 0199537372
OCLC Number: 39343630
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxvii, 480 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Metamorphoses.
Responsibility: Ovid ; translated by A.D. Melville ; with an introduction and notes by E.J. Kenney.
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"Notes are very helpful indeed."--L. Cahoon, Gettysburg College"Of the English translations now available, Melville's new version is the only that reproduces the grace, speed, and nervous tension of Read more...

 
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