The Resource Ovid's Metamorphoses : an introduction to the basic aspects, G. Karl Galinsky

Ovid's Metamorphoses : an introduction to the basic aspects, G. Karl Galinsky

Label
Ovid's Metamorphoses : an introduction to the basic aspects
Title
Ovid's Metamorphoses
Title remainder
an introduction to the basic aspects
Statement of responsibility
G. Karl Galinsky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The main purpose of this book is to provide an introduction, in the form of a literary study, both to the major aspects of the Metamorphoses and to Ovid's basic aims in the poem. -- Book Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galinsky, Karl
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6519.M9
LC item number
G3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ovid
  • Ovidius Naso, Publius
  • Fables, Latin
  • Mythology, Classical, in literature
  • Metamorphosis in literature
  • Fables, Latin
  • Metamorphosis in literature
  • Mythology, Classical, in literature
Label
Ovid's Metamorphoses : an introduction to the basic aspects, G. Karl Galinsky
Link
https://archive.org/details/ovidsmetamorphos00gali
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Inspiration, tone and theme -- The Hellenenistic impulse and its modification -- The impulse of the Aeneid -- The relation to Ovid's earlier poetry -- Some aspects of the metamorphosis theme -- The function of metamorphosis -- Part II: Unity and coherence -- Part III: Ovid's humanity: death and suffering in the Metamorphoses -- Part IV: Humor and seriousness -- Types of humor -- The gods -- Self-irony -- 'Logical' incongruity and visual over-explicitness -- Literary allusiveness and parody -- Verbal wit -- The genre scene -- Part V: Ovid, Vergil, and Augustus -- 'Augustanism' and 'anti-Augustanism' -- Ovid's 'Aeneid' -- Augustus and Rome
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 285 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780520028487
Lccn
74084146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1531634
Label
Ovid's Metamorphoses : an introduction to the basic aspects, G. Karl Galinsky
Link
https://archive.org/details/ovidsmetamorphos00gali
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Inspiration, tone and theme -- The Hellenenistic impulse and its modification -- The impulse of the Aeneid -- The relation to Ovid's earlier poetry -- Some aspects of the metamorphosis theme -- The function of metamorphosis -- Part II: Unity and coherence -- Part III: Ovid's humanity: death and suffering in the Metamorphoses -- Part IV: Humor and seriousness -- Types of humor -- The gods -- Self-irony -- 'Logical' incongruity and visual over-explicitness -- Literary allusiveness and parody -- Verbal wit -- The genre scene -- Part V: Ovid, Vergil, and Augustus -- 'Augustanism' and 'anti-Augustanism' -- Ovid's 'Aeneid' -- Augustus and Rome
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 285 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780520028487
Lccn
74084146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1531634

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