Metamorphoses (Paperback)

A New Translation

By Ovid, Charles Martin (Translator), Bernard M. W. Knox (Introduction by)

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393326420, 624pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
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Description

Ovid's epic poem whose theme of change has resonated throughout the ages is one of the most important texts of Western imagination, an inspiration from Dante's times to the present day, when writers such as Salman Rushdie and Italo Calvino have found a living source in Ovid's work. Charles Martin combines a close fidelity to Ovid's text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original. Martin's Metamorphoses will be the translation of choice for contemporary readers in English. This volume also includes endnotes and a glossary of people, places, and personifications.