: 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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He became the leading poet of Rome but was banished in 8 A. The first and still the best modern verse translation of the Metamorphoses, Humphries’ version of Ovid’s masterpiece captures its wit, merriment, and sophistication.
Oneworld Classics; Reprint edition April 1, Language: Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. Please try again later. Showing of 1 reviews. Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, and Jonson knew his works well. Ovid was admired and imitated throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
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Metamorphoses A Hunphries original Midland book. Metamorphoses, Book 14 Ovid Full view – Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. Metamorphoses OvidCharles Martin Limited preview – Description The Metamorphoses ovod Ovid offers to the modern world such a key metamorposes 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. His poetry, much imitated during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, decisively influenced European art and literature and remains as one of the most important sources of classical mythology.
Metamorphoses Ovid Limited preview – Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In this lively rendering there roolfe no stock props of the pastoral and no literary landscaping, but real food on the table and sometimes real blood on the ground. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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 ovvid is in tune with the wit and sophistication of the Roman poet. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Selected pages Title Page.
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Share your thoughts with other customers. The first and still the best modern verse translation of the Metamorphoses, Humphries’ version of Ovid’s masterpiece captures its wit, merriment, and sophistication. 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. There are also poems of hate, to give the proper shading to the narrative.
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Maybe not for purists, as the translator sometimes adds asides within the text always in square brackets and he turns the song 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 metxmorphoses. Metamorphoses Translated by Rolfe Humphries.
This new Ovid, fresh and faithful, is right for our time and should help to restore a great reputation. Slavitt, poet, novelist, critic, and journalist, has published more than fifty books. 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.