By drawing comparisons between the characters from the Metamorphoses
and Cien anos de soledad, the author concludes that Ovid's adoption of extreme imagery as a way of transmitting an emotional response tends to narrow the presentation of a character at the sacrifice of realism, while Garcia Marquez's magical realism allows us to understand reality free from the chains of traditional realism.
This culturally fluent, wisely irreverent, and unabashedly contemporary Ovid is the poet studied from a dizzying--yet compelling--range of conceptual angles in Andrew Feldherr's Playing Gods: Ovid's Metamorphoses
and the Politics of Fiction.
On the one hand, the Metamorphoses
contains elements of originality appealing to writers ready to withdraw from medieval intellectual systems.
The evening will begin with Paul Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphoses
on themes of Carl Maria von Weber (1943), a neo-classical impression of the work of the nineteenth century master.
moved to Broadway in February, the barrel-chested hunk has been on display eight performances a week.
Exhibit A this season is Mary Zimmerman's story-theater adaptation of some of the mythical Greek tales in Ovid's Metamorphoses
In the upper and lower rows, drawings of bodies elongated to the point of deformity evoked metamorphoses
Since if something metamorphoses
, time must intervene: one needs a before and an after.
The naming of erizon formalizes Hanover Direct's ongoing metamorphoses
into a leading provider of e-commerce services and branded merchandise," stated Rakesh K.
of Tintin: Or Tintin for Adults" discusses the creation of Tintin, created by Belgian Georges Remi, or Herge as he's known, nearly a century ago and has captivated European readers ever since.
As its title suggests, this collection of essays examines the influence of Ovid's Metamorphoses
in pre-modern and early modern Europe.
Most of Ovid's major works are challenged: Metamorphoses
, Ars amatoria, Amores, Fasti, and Heroides are brought forward in comparison with English, French, and Italian Renaissance writers who imitated Ovid's works of different genres in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Thus, two different metamorphoses
of the poem are posited: first, in the gradual degradation of the poem from Part I to Part II, and second, in the marvelous resolution/resurrection of the poem in Canto 20.
Vacas' work is not always concerned with explicitly sexual metamorphoses
Oswald Of Northumbria: Continental Metamorphoses
studies the legend of St.