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Simile and identity in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Author: Marie Louise Von Glinski
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Similes are a particular feature of epic, and those of Homer and Virgil's 'Aeneid' have received considerable attention. This is the first book to examine the more numerous similes in Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' and the ways in which they touch on the most profound issues of the poem.
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Named Person: Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Louise Von Glinski
ISBN: 9780521760966 0521760968
OCLC Number: 757931203
Description: vi, 173 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Metamorphosis and simile --
2. gods and the simile --
3. simile and genre --
4. Simile and fictionality.
Responsibility: Marie Louise von Glinski.
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