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: Metamorphoses: The New, Annotated Edition (): Ovid, Joseph D. Reed, Rolfe Humphries: Books. Metamorphoses; Translated by Rolfe Humphries. “The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the. Not only is Ovid’s Metamorphoses a collection of all the myths of the time of the Using ten-beat, unrhymed lines in his translation, Rolfe Humphries shows a.

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Please try again later. This is a wonderful Ovid was admired and imitated throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. His work appeared in Harper’s and the New Yorker. Common terms and phrases Achilles Aeacus Aeson Ajax altar Ancaeus anger Apollo arms asked Bacchus beauty bird blood body breast brother brought burning Caeneus called Caunus Ceres Cinyras clouds cried darkness daughter death Deianira earth Erysichthon eyes face father fear fell fire fled flung gave girl give goddess gods golden grew hair hands happy hate Heaven Hercules horns husband Iphis Jove Juno keep king kissed knew land living look Medea Minerva mother mountain Myrrha Myscelus naiads neck never nymphs ocean once Ovid Peleus Pentheus Perseus Phineus Phocus Pirithous prayed prayer Priam Procne Procris river rock seemed serpent shining shore shoulders sister sorrow spear spoke stood story sword tears tell temple Tereus Theseus things told took tree trembling tried Trojan Troy turned Ulysses Venus watched waves weeping winds wings woman wonder woods wound young.

Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site! Miserable in provincial exile, he died there ten years later. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. The first and still the best modern verse translation of the Metamorphoses, Humphries’ version of Ovid’s masterpiece captures its wit, merriment, and sophistication.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. MetamorphosesBook 8 OvidRolfe Humphries Indiana University Press- Poetry – pages 27 Reviews “The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the ancients that it becomes an important event when at last a good poet comes up with a translation into English verse.

He became the leading poet of Rome but was banished in 8 A. Metamorphoses Ovid Limited preview – Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Metamorphoses OvidCharles Martin Limited preview – There are also poems of hate, to give the proper shading to the narrative.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Metamorphoses, Book 14 Ovid Full view – ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Using ten-beat, unrhymed lines in his translation, Rolfe Humphries shows a definite kinship for Ovid’s swift and colloquial language and Humphries’ whole poetic manner is in tune with the wit and sophistication of the Roman poet. His humphriess, witty, fertile jetamorphoses poems include Amores LovesHeroides Heroinesand Ars Amatoris The Art of Lovebut he is perhaps best known for the Metamorphoses, a marvelously imaginative compendium of Greek mythology where every story alludes to a change in shape.

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Not only is Ovid’s Metamorphoses a collection of all the myths of the time of the Roman poet as he knew them, but the book presents at the same time a series of love poems — about the loves of men, women, and the gods.

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Join our email list. An elegant, easy-to-read translation in unobtrusive iambic pentameter. And pervading all is the writer’s love for this earth, its people, its phenomena.

Contact Contact Us Help. Using ten-beat, unrhymed lines in his translation, Rolfe Humphries shows a definite kinship for Ovid’s swift and colloquial language and Humphries’ whole poetic manner is in tune with the wit and sophistication of the Roman poet.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In this lively rendering there are no stock props of the pastoral and no literary landscaping, but real food on the table and sometimes real blood on the ground. Metamorphoses Ovid Indiana University Press- Poetry – pages 2 Reviews “The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the ancients that it becomes an important event when at last a good poet comes up with a translation into English verse.

Everyone will enjoy this first modern translation by an American poet of Ovid’s great work, the major treasury of classical mythology, which has perennially stimulated the minds of men.