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Tales from Ovid

Publius Ovidius Naso

Tales from Ovid

by Publius Ovidius Naso

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Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[translated by] Ted Hughes.
ContributionsHughes, Ted, 1930-
The Physical Object
Paginationx,257p. ;
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22599845M
ISBN 100374525870

Tales from Ovid, Ted Hughes' masterful versions of stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses, includes those of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, Midas and Pyramus and Thisbe as well as many others. Ted Hughes () was born in Yorkshire/5(64).   There are calls for Ovid's Metamorphoses to be taught with a trigger warning. This book epic is a rollercoaster of a read, with moments of both .

Ovid feels strangely present these days, as if the country is reckoning under his riotous star. “Daphne,” the début novel from Will Boast, aims to recast the myth of Daphne and Apollo, told. Ovid tells us that this is where a man called Macareus of Neritus, an old comrade of Ulysses, once landed. There he met Achaemenides, who was also an old comrade of Ulysses. Macareus said, "Hey, man, how's it going?

A new dramatization for the stage of Ted Hughes's highly acclaimed translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses When it was published in , Tales from Ovid was immediately recognized as the best rendering of Ovid in generations, a classic in its own right and a major book in Ted Hughes's oeuvre. For Hughes, one of the most admired and widely read poets of our day, had translated twenty-four of Ovid. Get this from a library! Tales from Ovid. [Ovid; Ted Hughes] -- 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 /.


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A powerful version of the Latin classic by England's late Poet Laureate, now in it was published inTales from Ovid was immediately recognized as a classic in its own right, as the best rering of Ovid in generations, and as a major book in Ted Hughes's by:   A powerful version of the Latin classic by England's late Poet Laureate, now in it was published inTales from Ovid was immediately recognized as a classic in its own right, as the best rering of Ovid in generations, and as a major book in Ted Hughes's : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Tales from Ovid, Ted Hughes' masterful versions of stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses, includes those of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, Midas and Pyramus and Thisbe as well as many others. Ted Hughes () was born in Yorkshire/5(65). A powerful version of the Latin classic by England's late Poet Laureate, now in it was published inTales from Ovid was immediately recognized as a classic in its own right, as the best rendering of Ovid in generations, and as a major book in Ted Hughes's oeuvre/5.

Tales from Ovid, which went on to win the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, continued the project of recreation with 24 passages, including the stories of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, /5(2).

Tales Tales from Ovid book Ovid, Ted Hughes' masterful versions of stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses, includes those of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, Midas and Pyramus and Thisbe as well as many others. Ted Hughes () was born in Yorkshire.

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Tales from Ovid is a poetical work written by the English poet Ted Hughes (17 August – 28 October ). Published in by Faber and Faber, it is a retelling of twenty-four tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It won the Whitbread Book Of The Year Award for and has been translated into several languages.

♥ Book Title: Tales from Ovid ♣ Name Author: Ted Hughes ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: puFlrCLF7cwC Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published inHughes's three.

Filled with beautiful illustrations, this book celebrates the constant flux of the world, especially as told by Ovid in one of his most famous works. Gods, mortals, the earth itselfeverything is subject to change and the changes are breathtaking, weird, terrible or sad.

Humans become stone or stones become human/5. Tales from Ovid is made up of twenty-four passages from Ovid’s Metamorphoses and grew out Hughes’s translation of four tales for After Ovid, New Metamorphosis(), which was edited by M. Hofmann and J.

Ladun. A late work in Hughes’s oeuvre, it was greeted with popular and critical acclaim, winning the Whitbread Book of the Year and was adapted for the stage [1][2]. Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from Metamorphosis is a collection of translated stories originally by the Latin writer Ovid, and compiled and translated by the Poet Laureate and classicist Ted Hughes.

The book is widely considered one of the best translations of Ovid among readers and scholars, and was published in The 24 selections of Ovid's Metamorphoses that Ted Hughes translated is so modern and orginal, after reading Tales from Ovid by Ovid, Ted Hughes, I wish Hughes had translated the entire epic.

Hughes is a brilliant poet and the way he wield words dazzled me for hours: Then Narcissus wept into the pool. His tears shattered the still shrine/5(64). Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses Ted Hughes, Editor, Ovid, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Ovid clearly loved life (and especially women) and his joy and humour is evident in all of the poems. Morality tales are embedded in almost all the stories, considering they are years old they all touch the heart and soul in a way that makes Ovid feel very modern. I can understand why Shakespeare loved these poems and was inspired by them/5(51).

Ovid does not suggest that one tapestry or worldview triumphs. Arachne’s work is flawless. However, Minerva hectors her mercilessly, until she commits suicide.

Tales from Ovid, which went on to win the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, continued the project of recreation with 24 passages, including the stories of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, Midas and Pyramus and Thisbe/5(K).

Ted Hughes () was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published by Faber and Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children, including Wolfwatching ().

He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for both Tales from Ovid () and Birthday Letters (). He was Poet. Translated by TED HUGHES Farrar Straus Giroux. Read the Review. Creation; Four Ages; Lycaon; Flood. Now I am ready to tell how bodies are changed Into different bodies. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Tales from Ovid by Ovid, 43 B.C A.D. or 18 A.D. Publication date Topics Metamorphosis -- Mythology -- Poetry, Mythology, Classical -- Poetry Publisher. Tales from Ovid, which went on to win the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, continued the project of recreation with 24 passages, including the stories of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, Midas and Pyramus and Thisbe.ASL Mythology students have been studying Ted Hughes' Tales of Ovid, a translation of Ovid's Metamorphosis, and have written the following opinion pieces to put these myths into dialogue with important contemporary societal concerns to both make meaning of these issues and understand their place within the psychology of the human experience.Tales from Ovid | Hughes Ted | download | B–OK.

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