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The Face of Nature: Wit, Narrative, and Cosmic Origins in Ovid's "Metamorphoses"
by Garth Tissol
In these reflections on the mercurial qualities of style in Ovid's Metamorphoses, Garth Tissol contends that stylistic features of the ever-shifting narrative surface, such as worldplay, narrative disruption, and the self-conscious reworking of the poetic tradition, are thematically significant. It is the style that makes the process of reading the work a changing, transfo ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 12th 1997 by Princeton University Press
(first published December 23rd 1996)
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