Moss, Daniel David, 1979-

The ovidian vogue : literary fashion and imitative practice in late Elizabethan England / Daniel D. Moss. - 1 online resource. - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction: "Note how she quotes the leaves" -- 1 Impotence and Stillbirth: Nashe, Shakespeare, and the Ovidian Debut -- 2 Shadow and Corpus: The Shifting Figure of Ovid in Chapman's Early Poetry -- 3 Ovid in the Godless Poem: Allusive Rebellion in Edmund Spenser's Legend of Justice -- 4 The Post-Metamorphic Landscape in Drayton's Endimion and Phoebe and Englands Heroicall Epistles 119 5 The Brief Ovidian Career of John Donne -- Conclusion: "It sticks strangely, whatever it is."

"The Roman poet Ovid was one of the most-imitated classical writers of the Elizabethan age and a touchstone for generations of English writers. In The Ovidian Vogue, Daniel Moss argues that poets appropriated Ovid not just to connect with the ancient past but also to communicate and compete within late Elizabethan literary culture."

9781442617476 1442617470

22573/ctt7gbdq9 JSTOR


Imitation in literature.
English literature--Roman influences.

PR549.N3 / M68 2014

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