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Metamorphoses

Author: Ovid; Charles Martin
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this new translation of the Metamorphoses, Charles Martin combines a close fidelity to Ovid's text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original. Portions of this translation have already appeared in Arion, The Formalist, The Tennessee Quarterly, and TriQuarterly.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Publius Ovidius Naso
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ovid; Charles Martin
ISBN: 0393058107 9780393058109 9780393326420 039332642X
OCLC Number: 52547579
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Awards: Winner of Harold Morton Landon Translation Award 2004
Description: xxvi, 597 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The shaping of changes --
Of mortal children and immortal lusts --
The wrath of Juno --
Spinning yarns and weaving tales --
Contests of arms and song --
Of praise and punishment --
Of the ties that bind --
Impious acts and exemplary lives --
Desire, deceit, and difficult deliveries --
The songs of Orpheus --
Rome begins at Troy --
Around and about the Iliad --
Spoils of war and pangs of love --
Around and about the Aeneas --
Prophetic acts and visionary dreams.
Other Titles: Metamorphoses.
Responsibility: Ovid ; translated and with notes by Charles Martin ; introduction by Bernard Knox.
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