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The Resource Tales from Ovid, [translated by] Ted Hughes

Tales from Ovid, [translated by] Ted Hughes

Label
Tales from Ovid
Title
Tales from Ovid
Statement of responsibility
[translated by] Ted Hughes
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Poems from Ovid's The Metamorphoses in a new translation by a British poet. They include the tragedy, Echo and Narcissus, describing Narcissus' descent into madness as "Again and again he kissed / The lips that seemed to be rising to kiss his / But dissolved, as he touched them / Into a soft splash and a shiver of ripples."
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Summary
A translation of Ovid's narrative collection of tales from ancient Greek and Roman mythology tells the stories of Theseus, King Midas, Hercules, Daedalus, Icarus, and the Trojan War, among other legends
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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128026
Cataloging source
DLC
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43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D
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Ovid
Dewey number
873.01
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA6522.M2
LC item number
H78 1997
Literary form
non fiction
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1930-1998
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Hughes, Ted
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True
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  • Fables, Latin
  • Metamorphosis
  • Mythology, Classical
Target audience
adult
Label
Tales from Ovid, [translated by] Ted Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London, Faber & Faber, 1997
  • Comprises 24 stories from Metamorphoses
Contents
  • Semele
  • Peleus and Thetis
  • Actaeon
  • Myrrha
  • Venus and Adonis (and Atalanta)
  • Pygmalion
  • Hercules and Deianira
  • The Birth of Hercules
  • The Death of Cygnus
  • Arachne
  • Creation; Four Ages; Lycaon; Flood
  • Bacchus and Pentheus
  • Midas
  • Niobe
  • Salmacis and Hermaphroditus
  • Tereus
  • Pyramus and Thisbe
  • Phaethon
  • Callisto and Arcas
  • The Rape of Proserpina
  • Arethusa
  • Tiresias
  • Echo and Narcissus
  • Erysichthon
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 257 p.
Isbn
9780374228415
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97036061
System control number
(OCoLC)37443575
Label
Tales from Ovid, [translated by] Ted Hughes
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London, Faber & Faber, 1997
  • Comprises 24 stories from Metamorphoses
Contents
  • Semele
  • Peleus and Thetis
  • Actaeon
  • Myrrha
  • Venus and Adonis (and Atalanta)
  • Pygmalion
  • Hercules and Deianira
  • The Birth of Hercules
  • The Death of Cygnus
  • Arachne
  • Creation; Four Ages; Lycaon; Flood
  • Bacchus and Pentheus
  • Midas
  • Niobe
  • Salmacis and Hermaphroditus
  • Tereus
  • Pyramus and Thisbe
  • Phaethon
  • Callisto and Arcas
  • The Rape of Proserpina
  • Arethusa
  • Tiresias
  • Echo and Narcissus
  • Erysichthon
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 257 p.
Isbn
9780374228415
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97036061
System control number
(OCoLC)37443575

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