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Author Pavlock, Barbara
Title The Image of the Poet in Ovid's Metamorphoses
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2009
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Descript 1 online resource (215 pages)
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Series Wisconsin Studies in Classics Ser
Wisconsin Studies in Classics Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Narcissus and Elegy -- 2 The Metamorphic Medea -- 3 Daedalus and the Labyrinth of the Metamorphoses -- 4 Orpheus and the Internal Narrator -- 5 Ulysses and the Arms of Achilles -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Barbara Pavlock unmasks major figures in Ovid's Metamorphoses as surrogates for his narrative persona, highlighting the conflicted revisionist nature of the Metamorphoses. Although Ovid ostensibly validates traditional customs and institutions, instability is in fact a defining feature of both the core epic values and his own poetics
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Pavlock, Barbara The Image of the Poet in Ovid's Metamorphoses Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c2009 9780299231408
Subject Ovid, -- 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. -- Criticism and interpretation.;Ovid, -- 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. -- Metamorphoses.;Poets
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