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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 andExpand
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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.
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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. SublimeExpand
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Ovid's Theban History: The First ‘Anti- Aeneid ’?
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 partExpand
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Speaking Volumes. Narrative and Intertext in Ovid and Other Latin Poets
  • P. Hardie
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  • Journal of Roman Studies
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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 dialogueExpand
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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 theExpand
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The Cambridge Companion to Virgil: Virgil and tragedy
Since antiquity Virgil the epicist has also been viewed as Virgil the tragedian; Martial describes him simply as Maro cothurnatus, 'Virgil in buskins' (5.5.8, 7.63.5). The task of collecting theExpand
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The speech of Pythagoras in Ovid Metamorphoses 15: Empedoclean Epos
Ovidians continue to be puzzled by the 404-line speech put into the mouth of Pythagoras in book 15 of the Metamorphoses. Questions of literary decorum and quality are insistently raised: how does theExpand
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A Revisionist View of Roman Money
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: Virgil's "Aeneid" and the Tradition of Hellenistic Poetry
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