From Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book XI single work   poetry   "Not far from the zone where the Cimmerians dwell"
  • Author: John Kinsella
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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  • Author's note: Text used is the Loeb Classical Library, Harvard University Press, 2005 reprint. Use has been made of Frank Justus Miller’s accompanying translation (revised by G.P. Goold), mainly for verification of grammatical and narrative structure, but the original Latin was also closely utilised/followed – or, maybe, departed from. This is not a translation, obviously, but neither is it a “version”. It is a hybrid of both. Maybe.

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    y Refashioning Myth : Poetic Transformations and Metamorphoses Jessica Wilkinson (editor), Eric Parisot (editor), David McInnis (editor), Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press , 2011 Z1832598 2011 anthology poetry criticism 'Robert Graves tells us that "the poet's first enrichment is a knowledge and understanding of myths." Certainly, as this collection of essays, poems and visual images affirms, mythology has been a field richly mined by poets and artists from antiquity through to the present day. It is testament to both the enduring power of myth, as well as the adaptability of its form, that poets and writers continually turn to the mythic for both inspiration and guidance. This volume presents a diverse collection of analytical and creative works by scholars, poets and visual artists, in response to their varied explorations of the prolific dialogue that exists between myth and poetry.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press , 2011
    pg. 49-51
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