Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses

Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses

Ted Hughes


A robust model of the Latin vintage by way of England's overdue Poet Laureate, now in paperback.When it used to be released in 1997, Tales from Ovid was instantly famous as a vintage in its personal correct, because the top rering of Ovid in generations, and as an incredible publication in Ted Hughes's oeuvre. The Metamorphoses of Ovid stands with the works of Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton as a vintage of global poetry; Hughes translated twenty-four of its tales with nice energy and directness. the result's the liveliest twentieth-century model of the vintage, immediately a satisfaction for the Latinist and an attractive advent to Ovid for the final reader.

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