By A. G. Lee
This intermediate reader offers the complete, unadapted Latin text of Metamorphoses, Book I, with notes that are both informative and entertaining, focusing on fine points of grammar and rhetoric, shades of meaning, and allusions to both classical and modern literature.
- Introduction to Ovidís life, work, and meter
- Latin text of Metamorphoses, Book I, with English headings on sections
- Extensive notes at back
- Index to explanatory notes
A.G. Lee was the librarian at St. Johnís College, Cambridge.
Comments and Reviews
This text is a model of its genre ... Lee's informed and sensitive notes not only contain the usual desiderata, but also guide a close reading of "sound and sense," and offer parallels from Shakespeare and Milton.
ó Betty Rose Nagle
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