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Companion to Ovid (Peter E Knox) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) 9781405141833

Title: Companion to Ovid

Author: Knox, Peter E

Additional Authors or Contributors: (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2009

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405141833

Volumes: 1; Pages: 552

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A Companion to Ovid is a comprehensive overview of one of the most influential poets of classical antiquity.

* Features more than 30 newly commissioned chapters by noted scholars writing in their areas of specialization

* Illuminates various aspects of Ovid's work, such as production, genre, and style

* Presents interpretive essays on key poems and collections of poems

* Includes detailed discussions of Ovid's primary literary influences and his reception in English literature

* Provides a chronology of key literary and historical events during Ovid's lifetime

List of Figures.

Notes on Contributors.


List of Abbreviations.

Chronological Table.

Part I Contexts.

1. A Poet's Life (Peter E. Knox).

2. Poetry in Augustan Rome (Mario Citroni).

3. Rhetoric and Ovid?s Poetry (Elaine Fantham).

4. Ovid and Religion (Julia Dyson Hejduk).

Part II Texts.

5. The Amores: Ovid Making Love (Joan Booth).

6. The Heroides: Female Elegy? (Laurel Fulkerson).

7. The Ars Amatoria (Roy K. Gibson).

8. Remedia Amoris (Barbara Weiden Boyd).

9. Fasti: The Poet, The Prince, and the Plebs (Geraldine Herbert-Brown).

10. The Metamorphoses: A Poet?s Poem (E. J. Kenney).

11. The Metamorphoses: Politics and Narrative (Gareth D. Williams).

12. Tristia (Jo-Marie Claassen).

13. Ibis (Martin Helzle).

14. Epistulae ex Ponto (Luigi Galasso).

15. Lost and Spurious Works (Peter E. Knox).

Part III Intertexts.

16. Ovid and Hellenistic Poetry (Jane L. Lightfoot).

17. Ovid and Callimachus: Rewriting the Master (Benjamin Acosta-Hughes).

18. Ovid's Catullus and the Neoteric Moment in Roman Poetry (David Wray).

19. Propertius and Ovid (S. J. Heyworth).

20. Tibullus and Ovid (Robert Maltby).

21. Ovid?s Reception of Virgil (Richard F. Thomas).

Part IV Critical and Scholarly Approaches.

22. Editing Ovid: Immortal Works and Material Texts (Mark Possanza).

23. Commenting on Ovid (Peter E. Knox).

24. Ovidian Intertextuality (Sergio Casali).

25. Sexuality and Gender (Alison Keith).

26. Ovid's Generic Transformations (Joseph Farrell).

27. Theorizing Ovid (Efrossini Spentzou).

Part V Literary Receptions.

28. Ovidian Strategies in Early Imperial Literature (Charles McNelis).

29. The Medieval Ovid (John M. Fyler).

30. Ovid in Renaissance English Literature (Heather James).

31. Ovid and Shakespeare (Gordon Braden).

32. Ovid in the Twentieth Century (Theodore Ziolkowski).

33. Translating Ovid (Christopher Martin).


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