Metamorphoses: A New Translation

Metamorphoses: A New Translation


"A model that has been lengthy awaited, and certain to turn into the recent standard."―Michael Dirda, Washington Post

Ovid's epic poem―whose topic of switch has resonated through the ages―is the most vital texts of Western mind's eye, an thought from Dante's occasions to the current day, whilst writers similar to Salman Rushdie and Italo Calvino have came across a residing resource in Ovid's paintings. Charles Martin combines an in depth constancy to Ovid's textual content with verse that catches the rate and liveliness of the unique. Martin's Metamorphoses would be the translation of selection for modern readers in English. This quantity additionally comprises endnotes and a thesaurus of individuals, areas, and personifications.

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