Indeed, even though it is a principal subtext for much of the Clytorie story (fable 1), Ovid's tale of Semele and Bacchus in Metamorphoses
3:254-315 forgoes all reference to the wet nurse extolled by Tyard (acknowledging only that the prematurely delivered baby was tended by Ino and the girls of Nysa), to say nothing of a description of her mutation.
1) This essay, by no means comprehensive, points toward a fuller understanding of Ovid and Renaissance art by showing how the classical author's work - primarily the Metamorphoses
and, to a lesser degree, his Fasti - played an extensive and deep role in the "poetry" of Renaissance painting and sculpture.
In fact, the critic argues, both the insomnia plague (with biblical allusions) in Cien anos de soledad and the melting women in the Metamorphoses
embody accounts of magical realism.
As twisted and bizarre as the tales of Ovid's Metamorphoses
are, they deserved better.
takes its place at the crossroads of three diverse cultures which did not always interact peacefully with each other throughout the course of history" (p.
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.
One might add Ligorio's no-longer-legible stucco reliefs in the fountains of the Villa d'Este at Tivoli, a whole series of Ovid's Metamorphoses
, which bring us back to the subject of the Metamorphoses
, translated by Charles Martin, W.
The stick metamorphoses
as each small group encounters it.
Described by Jeffrey Sachs as "dazzling" (which it is), Growing Public is essentially about the welfare state and its various metamorphoses
She took a couple of years off from recording when she was awarded a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship in order to write a song cycle based on Ovid's Metamorphoses
The Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra season begins on Saturday, October 16 at the Huddersfield Town Hall with a concert, entitled Symphonic Metamorphoses