The Art of Love (Modern Library Classics)

The Art of Love (Modern Library Classics)

Ovid


within the first century a.d., Ovid, writer of the groundbreaking epic poem Metamorphoses, got here lower than serious feedback for The paintings of Love, which playfully recommended girls within the paintings of seduction and males within the talents crucial for studying the paintings of romantic conquest. during this striking translation, James Michie breathes new existence into the infamous Roman’s mock-didactic elegy. In lyrical, irreverent English, he finds love’s undying dilemmas and Ovid’s enduring brilliance as either poet and cultural critic.

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