The Image of the Poet in Ovid's Metamorphoses

The Image of the Poet in Ovid's Metamorphoses

by Barbara Pavlock


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Paola's poetry presents a series of life's bardo experiences: drug use; the refused birth of infertility; the social implications of the female body; and the afterworld of pop culture. Bardo travels to a place where to be human is to be part god/part sickness/always wondering which is which.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299231408
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 04/15/2009
Series: Wisconsin Studies in Classics
Edition description: 1
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Barbara Pavlock is associate professor of classics at Lehigh University and author of Eros, Imitation, and the Epic Tradition.

Table of Contents


1. Narcissus and Elegy   
2. The Metamorphic Medea   
3. Daedalus and the Labyrinth of the Metamorphoses   
4. Orpheus and the Internal Narrator   
5. Ulysses and the Arms of Achilles   


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