Ovid's Causes: Cosmogony and Aetiology in the Metamorphoses
Ovid's Causes: Cosmogony and Aetiology in the Metamorphoses by University of Michigan Press at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Ovid’s Causes offers a new reassessment of the poet’s longest and most difficult poem, the Metamorphoses. This poem has long been denied epic stature because of its stylistic and thematic diversity. K. Sara Myers demonstrates that the poem must be understood as the inheritor and interpreter of the Roman tradition of cosmological epic. She situates the poem in the traditions and conventions of Roman poetry and considers the ways in which it both fulfills and overturns the expectations of the
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