Ovid's 'Metamorphoses': A Reader's Guide (Reader's Guides)

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Perhaps no other classical text has proved its versatility so much as Ovid's epic poem. A staple of undergraduate courses in Classical Studies, Latin, English and Comparative Literature, Metamorphoses is arguably one of the most important, canonical Latin texts and certainly among the most widely read and studied.

Ovid's 'Metamorphoses': A Reader's Guide is the ideal companion to this epic classical text offering guidance on:
- Literary, historical and cultural context
- Key themes
- Reading the text
- Reception and influence
- Further reading

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Essential companion for undergraduate students studying Ovid and this popular epic Latin poem.

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Genevieve Liveley is Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Bristol. Her research and teaching interests are in Latin literature and culture, gender and sexuality, critical theory, and the classical tradition.

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