Review Article: Editing Ovid's Metamorphoses: Problems and Possibilities

  title={Review Article: Editing Ovid's Metamorphoses: Problems and Possibilities},
  author={Richard Tarrant},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  pages={342 - 360}
  • R. Tarrant
  • Published 1 October 1982
  • History
  • Classical Philology
The appearance of a new Teubner edition of Ovid's Metamorphoses is a major event in classical studies. No genuinely new critical edition of this fundamental poem had been published since 1914, and for some time the only editions readily available have been unsuitable for scholarly purposes. The task of producing a new critical text has been undertaken and subsequently abandoned several times in the past half-century; W. S. Anderson has now faced it intrepidly and completed it with remarkable… 
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