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Tales from Ovid

Author: Ovid; Ted Hughes
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Poems from Ovid's The Metamorphoses in a new translation by a British poet. They include the tragedy, Echo and Narcissus, describing Narcissus' descent into madness as "Again and again he kissed / The lips that seemed to be rising to kiss his / But dissolved, as he touched them / Into a soft splash and a shiver of ripples."
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ovid; Ted Hughes
ISBN: 9780374228415 0374228418
OCLC Number: 37443575
Notes: Originally published: London, Faber & Faber, 1997.
Comprises 24 stories from Metamorphoses.
Description: x, 257 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Creation; Four Ages; Lycaon; Flood --
Phaethon --
Callisto and Arcas --
The Rape of Proserpina --
Arethusa --
Tiresias --
Echo and Narcissus --
Erysichthon --
Semele --
Peleus and Thetis --
Actaeon --
Myrrha --
Venus and Adonis (and Atalanta) --
Pygmalion --
Hercules and Deianira --
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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Poems from Ovid's The Metamorphoses in a new translation by a British poet. They include the tragedy, Echo and Narcissus, describing Narcissus' descent into madness as "Again and again he kissed / The lips that seemed to be rising to kiss his / But dissolved, as he touched them / Into a soft splash and a shiver of ripples."

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