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Tales from Ovid : twenty-four passages from the Metamorphoses

Author: Ovid; Ted Hughes
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the collective effort were nominated by most critics  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Proofs (Printing)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ovid; Ted Hughes
ISBN: 057117759X 9780571177592 0571191037 9780571191031 0571196438 9780571196432
OCLC Number: 37039293
Awards: Winner of WH Smith Literary Prize 1998
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 1998
Winner of Whitbread Prize (Poetry) 1997
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Poetry Category 1997
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 1997
Short-listed for Forward Poetry Prize 1997
Short-listed for Forward Poetry Prize: Best Collection 1997
Description: xi, 264 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Creation ; Four ages ; Flood ; Lycaon --
Phaethon --
Callisto and Arcas --
The rape of Proserpina --
Arethusa --
Tiresias --
Echo and Narcissus --
Erisychthon --
Semele --
Peleus and Thetis --
Actaeon --
Myrrha --
Venus and Adonis (and Atalanta) --
Pygmalion --
Hercules and Dejanira --
The birth of Hercules --
The death of Cygnus --
Arachne --
Bacchus and Pentheus --
Midas --
Niobe --
Salmacis and Hermaphroditus --
Tereus --
Pyramus and Thisbe.
Other Titles: Metamorphoses.
Responsibility: [translated by] Ted Hughes.

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