Download e-book for iPad: Metamorphoses: A New Translation by Charles Martin,Bernard M. W. Knox

By Charles Martin,Bernard M. W. Knox

"A model that has been lengthy awaited, and sure to turn into the recent standard."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post

Ovid's epic poem—whose topic of swap has resonated in the course of the ages—is essentially the most vital texts of Western mind's eye, an concept from Dante's instances to the current day, while writers reminiscent of Salman Rushdie and Italo Calvino have discovered a residing resource in Ovid's paintings. Charles Martin combines a detailed constancy to Ovid's textual content with verse that catches the rate and liveliness of the unique. Martin's Metamorphoses would be the translation of selection for modern readers in English. This quantity additionally contains endnotes and a thesaurus of individuals, areas, and personifications.

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