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The Resource Playing gods : Ovid's Metamorphoses and the politics of fiction, Andrew Feldherr

Playing gods : Ovid's Metamorphoses and the politics of fiction, Andrew Feldherr

Label
Playing gods : Ovid's Metamorphoses and the politics of fiction
Title
Playing gods
Title remainder
Ovid's Metamorphoses and the politics of fiction
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Feldherr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a novel interpretation of politics and identity in Ovid's epic poem of transformations, the Metamorphoses. Reexamining the emphatically fictional character of the poem, Playing Gods argues that Ovid uses the problem of fiction in the text to redefine the power of poetry in Augustan Rome. The book also provides the fullest account yet of how the poem relates to the range of cultural phenomena that defined and projected Augustan authority, including spectacle, theater, and the visual arts. Andrew Feldherr argues that a key to the political as well as literary power of the Metamo
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Feldherr, Andrew
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ovid
  • Fables, Latin
  • Politics and literature
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Fables, Latin
  • Politics and literature
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
Playing gods : Ovid's Metamorphoses and the politics of fiction, Andrew Feldherr
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Fiction and empire. Metamorphosis and fiction -- Wavering identity -- Spectacle. Homo spectator -- Poets in the arena -- Philomela again? -- Ovid and the visual arts. Faith in images -- "Songs the greater image" -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn659590191
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 377 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691138145
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttv0gb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659590191
Label
Playing gods : Ovid's Metamorphoses and the politics of fiction, Andrew Feldherr
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Fiction and empire. Metamorphosis and fiction -- Wavering identity -- Spectacle. Homo spectator -- Poets in the arena -- Philomela again? -- Ovid and the visual arts. Faith in images -- "Songs the greater image" -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn659590191
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 377 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691138145
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttv0gb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659590191

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