Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. CDN$12.60. Kindle Edition. Beloved (Vintage International) Toni Morrison. Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Online and in-store stock may differ. Good to have both Ovid and Hughes. Condition: New. Ted Hughes' translation is alive, crackling with energy, and full of surprises. Paperback. Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses by Ovid 2,270 ratings, 4.24 average rating, 131 reviews Tales from Ovid Quotes Showing 1-4 of 4 “He plunged his arms deep to embrace There's a problem loading this menu right now. Lust bristled up his thighs / And poured into the roots of his teeth" (page 46) - such skill leaves me in awe. This book will likely be one of my most favorite reads for 2017. I enjoyed the ride. The result is the liveliest twentieth-century version of the classic, at once a delight for the Latinist and an appealing introduction to Ovid for the general reader. As a passionate man himself, one can understand the appeal that Ovid has for Hughes, and may suspect that he, if anyone, was the man to give us a modernized Ovid. Brand new Book. Within U.S.A. ISBN 10: 057120225X Hughes is an exceptionally talented poet, and I'll leave it to those who are his equals in poetic talent to argue with his procedures. Shipping: Read Free Tales From Ovid 24 Passages The Metamorphoses Welcome to Ancients Week! Pbk. I was slightly apprehensive as I have read Catullus in translation and that is quite a struggle in places. Culling from 250 original tales, Hughes has chosen some of the most violent and disturbing narratives Ovid wrote, including the stories of Echo and Narcissus, Bacchus and Pentheus, and Semele's rape by Jove. Easy to read and interesting. *Gruesome Alert* "Think of it. The result is the liveliest twentieth-century version of the classic, at once a delight for the Latinist and an appealing introduction to Ovid for the general reader. Your expensive coiffure With your face wrapped in it Wrenched off like a cork, at the neck, قراءة التقييم بأكمله, Hughes, the renowned author of innumerable works of poetry, prose, and children's literature and currently the poet laureate of England, offers a lively, readable, rendering of 24 tales from Ovid's ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله. While not very strict or literal in its translation, this is still the most lively Ovid you will find. Publisher: Faber & Faber, 2000 Or rather, in what a passion feels like to the one possessed of it. I would suggest this book to anyone who wants a good evening read. A powerful version of the Latin classic by England's late Poet Laureate, now in paperback.When it was published in 1997, Tales 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 oeuvre. Ovid wrote up these tales about passion, of various sorts, during the time of Augustus Caesar, near the end of the Roman Empire. Ovid--A must read for Classical Antiquity Prose. Paperback. It is apparently not always faithful to the letter in terms of translating Metamorphoses word for word but it succeeds to bringing Metamorphoses to life in the way that a more literal translation cannot.