Ovid (Routledge Revivals) : The Classical Heritage

By: Anderson, William SMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandRoutledge Revivals: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (309 p.)ISBN: 9781317687467Subject(s): Latin poetry -- Appreciation | Literature, Medieval -- Roman influences | Literature, Modern -- Roman influences | Ovid, 43 B.C-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Influence | Rome -- In literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ovid (Routledge Revivals) : The Classical HeritageDDC classification: 871.01 LOC classification: PA6537 .O89 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Ovid in Antiquity ; First-Century Criticism on Ovid: The Senecas and Quintilian; Imitation of Ovid in the Works of Dracontius; The Middle Ages ; Ovid in the Mediaeval Schoolroom; The Poetry of Ovid's Exile; Ovid's Presence in the Twelfth Century: Latin Elegiac Poetry, Provençal Lyric; The Anxieties of Influence: Ovid's Reception by the Early Troubadours; Ovid in the Renaissance ; Ovid and the Renascence in Italy and Spain
Ovid and ChaucerRescuing Ovid from the Allegorizers; Ovid and ""Ovidian"" Poetry; The Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century ; Dryden and Ovid's ""Wit Out of Season""; Ovid and the New Mythologists; Select Bibliography
Summary: <P><EM>Ovid: The Classical Heritage</EM>, first published in 1995, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the first century, through the Middle Ages, to the twentieth, on a poet who has been adored and reviled in equal measure.</P><P>With the entire notion of 'Western culture' under duress, the need to establish continuity from antiquity to modernity is as pressing as ever. Each essay, selected by Professor Anderson, indicates an Ovidian theme or perspective which remains relevant to our self-understanding today. An enormous range of topics is investigated, in a variety of
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Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Ovid in Antiquity ; First-Century Criticism on Ovid: The Senecas and Quintilian; Imitation of Ovid in the Works of Dracontius; The Middle Ages ; Ovid in the Mediaeval Schoolroom; The Poetry of Ovid's Exile; Ovid's Presence in the Twelfth Century: Latin Elegiac Poetry, Provençal Lyric; The Anxieties of Influence: Ovid's Reception by the Early Troubadours; Ovid in the Renaissance ; Ovid and the Renascence in Italy and Spain

Ovid and ChaucerRescuing Ovid from the Allegorizers; Ovid and ""Ovidian"" Poetry; The Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century ; Dryden and Ovid's ""Wit Out of Season""; Ovid and the New Mythologists; Select Bibliography

<P><EM>Ovid: The Classical Heritage</EM>, first published in 1995, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the first century, through the Middle Ages, to the twentieth, on a poet who has been adored and reviled in equal measure.</P><P>With the entire notion of 'Western culture' under duress, the need to establish continuity from antiquity to modernity is as pressing as ever. Each essay, selected by Professor Anderson, indicates an Ovidian theme or perspective which remains relevant to our self-understanding today. An enormous range of topics is investigated, in a variety of

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