By John F. Miller, Carole E. Newlands
A guide to the Reception of Ovid provides greater than 30 unique essays written through major students revealing the wealthy range of severe engagement with Ovid’s poetry that spans the Western culture from antiquity to the current day.
- Offers leading edge views on Ovid’s poetry and its reception from antiquity to the current day
- Features contributions from greater than 30 top students within the Humanities.
- Introduces customary and strange figures within the background of Ovidian reception.
- Demonstrates the long-lasting and transformative energy of Ovid’s poetry into sleek times.
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871 exegi, “I have completed”), might have been preoccupied with the issues of transmission, reception, and survival (Tr. 7; see Hinds 1985: 21–27). Whether or not Ovid anticipated the forced exile that would transform his own life, or whether the poem as we have it was actually revised afterwards, Ovid’s own later references to the work cast the Metamorphoses, still present in Rome after its author’s banishment, as a stand-in for the poet, and allow the characters within it—Actaeon, for instance, or Arachne—momentarily to assume the likeness of Ovid.
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Whenever it wishes let that day, which has rights only over this body, end the span of my uncertain life: despite that I will be borne, eternal, above the lofty stars, with the better part of myself, and my name will be indestructible. Where Roman power stretches over conquered lands, I shall be read by the voice of the people, and by reputation/speech I shall live throughout all ages, if the presages of prophets have any truth. 143), Ovid’s posthumous survival resolves itself into the separation from the body, but here of a self that seems to evade simple definition.
A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid by John F. Miller, Carole E. Newlands