Ovid

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The first general introduction to Ovid written in English in over 20 years, 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.
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Preface.

List of Abbreviations.

List of Figures.

Introduction.

1. Work.

2. Life.

3. Elegy.

4. Myth.

5. Art.

6. Women.

7. Rome.

8. Reception.

Further Reading.

Notes.

Index.
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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
* Accessible writing and a thematic approach make this text ideal for a broad audience
* A current revival in Ovid makes this timely edition highly valuable
Autor: Katharina Volk
Katharina Volk is Associate Professor of Classics at Columbia University. She is the author of The Poetics of Latin Didactic: Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, Manilius (2002) and Manilius and his Intellectual Background (2009) and the editor of Seeing Seneca Whole: Perspectives on Philosophy, Poetry and Politics (with Gareth D. Williams, 2006), Oxford Readings in Classical Studies: Vergil's Eclogues (2008), and Oxford Readings in Classical Studies: Vergil's Georgics (2008).

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Autor: Katharina Volk
ISBN-13 :: 9781405136426
ISBN: 1405136421
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.10.2010
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Gewicht: 386g
Seiten: 147
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 231x155x20 mm
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