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Virgil's Aeneid: Cosmos and Imperium
Ovid's Poetics of Illusion
List of illustrations Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Impossible objects of desire 3. Death, desire and monuments 4. The Heroides 5. Narcissus: the mirror of the text 6. Pygmalion: art and
The Epic Successors of Virgil: A Study in the Dynamics of a Tradition
1. Closure and continution 2. Sacrifice and substitution 3. Heaven and hell 4. Succession: fathers, poets, princes Bibliography.
The Cambridge companion to Ovid
List of illustrations List of contributors Preface Introduction Philip Hardie Part I. Contexts and History: 1. Ovid and ancient literary history Richard Tarrant 2. Ovid and early imperial literature
Rumour and Renown: Representations of Fama in Western Literature
1. Introduction 2. Hesiod and Homer: Virgilian beginnings 3. Virgil's Fama 4. Fame and defamation in the Aeneid 5. Ovid: Metamorphoses 6. Later epic: Lucan, Statius, Valerius Flaccus, Nonnus 7. Roman
Lucretian Receptions: History, the Sublime, Knowledge
Introduction Part I. Time, History, Culture: 1. Cultural and historical narratives in Virgil's Eclogues and Lucretius 2. Virgilian and Horatian didactic: freedom and innovation Part II. Sublime
Ovid's Theban History: The First ‘Anti-Aeneid’?
  • P. Hardie
  • History
    The Classical Quarterly
  • 1 May 1990
The magnificence of Augustan Rome is the indispensable setting for Ovid the urbane love poet, rusticitas is the one unforgivable sin. Yet in Ovid's perpetuum carmen cities are for the most part
Virgil's epic designs : ekphrasis in the Aeneid
In his final masterpiece, the Aeneid, Virgil frequently uses ekphrasis-a self-contained aside, a pause to describe a work of art or other object. Virgil's ekphrases incorporate major themes of the
Speaking Volumes. Narrative and Intertext in Ovid and Other Latin Poets
  • P. Hardie
  • Art, History
    Journal of Roman Studies
  • 1 November 2003
In a poem written in exile, Ovid pictures his latest book in conversation with his previous volumes, united in the bookcase containing his collected works back in Rome. One can imagine their dialogue