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Author: Katharina Volk
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell introductions to the classical world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a unique and accessible introduction to the complete works of Ovid. Using a thematic approach, Volk lays out what we know about Ovid's life, presents the author's works within their poetic genres, and discusses central Ovidian themes.: The first general introduction to Ovid written in English in over 20 years, offering the very latest Ovidian scholarship; Discusses the complete works of Ovid;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Volk, Katharina, 1969-
Ovid.
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2010016272
(OCoLC)609102375
Named Person: Ovid; Ovid; Ovid
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katharina Volk
ISBN: 9781444328134 1444328131 9781444328127 1444328123
OCLC Number: 669974293
Description: 1 online resource (147 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface --
Abbreviations for Ovid's works --
Introduction --
Work --
Life --
Elegy --
Myth --
Art --
Women --
Rome --
Reception --
Further reading --
Notes --
Ovidian passages cited --
Index.
Series Title: Blackwell introductions to the classical world.
Responsibility: Katharina Volk.

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