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Metamorphic: 21st Century Poets Respond to Ovid

Recent Work Press

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ISBN 10: 0648087840 / ISBN 13: 9780648087847
Published by Recent Work Press, 2017
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Title: Metamorphic: 21st Century Poets Respond to ...

Publisher: Recent Work Press

Publication Date: 2017

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In AD 8, Publius Ovidius Naso, the poet Ovid, was exiled from Rome by emperor Augustus for composing verses that touched on scandal in the imperial court. Famously grief-stricken, he burnt his manuscript of what would become one of the world's most celebrated anthologies of verse tales, Metamorphoses, which only survived because his friends circulated their copies of it. To celebrate Ovid's 2,000th anniversary, 100 poets were invited to respond to Metamorphoses with new poems that explore the many contemporary resonances in that seminal work.

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Patience Agbabi, Amina Alyal, Steve Armstrong, Cassandra Atherton, Tony Barnstone, Jean Bleakney, Merlinda Bobis, Christian BÖk, Robyn Bolam, Kevin Brophy, David Butler, Maggie Butt, Anne Caldwell, Kimberley Campanello, SiobhÁn Campbell, Vahni Capildeo, Monica Carroll, Eileen Chong, Jane Clarke, Katharine Coles, Oliver Comins, Stephanie Conn, Enda Coyle Greene, Catherine Ann Cullen, Colin Dardis, Kate Dempsey, Moyra Donaldson, Katie Donovan, Moira Egan, Luke Fischer, Anne Fitzgerald, Rose Flint, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Tess Gallagher, Peggie Gallagher, Mark Granier, Philip Gross, Phillip Hall, Oz Hardwick, Susan Hawthorne, Dominique Hecq, Paul Hetherington, Eleanor Hooker, Subhash Jaireth, Judy Johnson, Fred Johnston, Matt Kirkham, Kent MacCarter, Catherine Phil MacCarthy, Paul Maddern, Steven Matthews, Kevin McCann, Iggy McGovern, Maria McManus, Paul Mills, Geraldine Mitchell, David Morley, Graham Mort, Paul Munden, Kate Newmann, Doireann NÍ Ghriofa, Jean O'Brien, Clairr O'Connor, Mary O'Donnell, John O'Donnell, John O'Donoghue, Nessa O'Mahony, Maeve O'Sullivan, Alvin Pang, Pauline Plummer, Florin Dan Prodan, Craig Raine, Nell Regan, Paisley Rekdal, Mark Roper, Miles Salter, John W. Sexton, Ravi Shankar, Peter Sirr, Melinda Smith, Elizabeth Smither, Damian Smyth, Shane Strange, Keijiro Suga, George Szirtes, David Tait, GrÁinne Tobin, Csilla Toldy, Jessica Traynor, Mark Tredinnick, Mark Vessey, Breda Wall Ryan, Jen Webb, Grace Wells, Nerys Williams, Anthony Wilson, Joseph Woods, MÁirÍde Woods, Enda Wyley, Jane Yeh

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