: 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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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Indiana University Press- Poetry – pages. Ovid, translated by Rolfe Humphries. This is a wonderful Skip to services menu. This new Ovid, fresh and faithful, is right for our time and should help to restore a great reputation. His brilliant, witty, fertile elegiac 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.
He became the leading poet of Rome but was banished in 8 A. Receive email notifications on new books and special sales.
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There are also poems of hate, to give the proper shading to the narrative. Metamorphoses Ovid Limited ketamorphoses – Metamorphoses, Book 14 Ovid Full view – AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. From inside the book. Selected pages Title Page.
Numphries 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. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Born of an equestrian family in Sulmo, Ovid was educated in rhetoric in Rome but gave it up for poetry. Title Page, Copyright pp.
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Still it is good. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There are also poems of hate, to give the proper shading to the narrative. Ovid was admired and imitated throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
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The first and still the best modern verse translation of the Metamorphoses, Humphries’ version of Ovid’s masterpiece captures its wit, merriment, and sophistication. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
An elegant, easy-to-read translation hmuphries unobtrusive iambic pentameter.