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The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters

The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters
Author: Ovid
ISBN 13: 9780520242609
ISBN 10: 520242602
Edition: First Edition, With a New
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2005-01-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 535
List Price: $34.95

"This is no small achievement. For the language-lover the translation provides elegant, flowing English verse, for the classicist it conveys close approximation to the Latin meaning coupled with a sense of the movement and rhythmic variety of Ovid's language"—Geraldine Herbert-Brown, editor of Ovid's Fasti: Historical Readings at its Bimillennium

"This book fills a gap. There is no similar annotated English translation of Ovid's exile poetry. Thoroughly grounded in Ovidian scholarship, Green's introduction and notes are helpful and informative. The translation is accurate, idiomatic, and lively, closely imitating the Latin elegiac couplet and capturing Ovid's changing moods."—Karl Galinsky, author of Ovid's Metamorphoses: An
Introduction to the Basic Aspects