Proteus: The Language of Metamorphosis

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Proteus: The Language of Metamorphosis - Dente, Carla

Since Ovid, the concept of metamorphosis has been an irresistible temptation for writers, not only as a metaphor for shifting personal identity but as a way of exploring ideas of cultural and political transition. The essays in this volume show how authors from Ovid, Chaucer, and Shakespeare to Thomas Mann, Karen Blixen, and 20th-century science ...

Proteus: The Language of Metamorphosis 2005, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754639572

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