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Tales from Ovid: Twenty-Four Passages from the Metamorphoses

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When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the collective effort were nominated by most critics as outstanding. He had shown that rare translator's gift for providing not just an accurate account of the original, but one so thoroughly imbued with his own qualities that it was as if Latin and English poetwere somehow the same person. Tales from Ovid, which went on to win the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, continued the project ...

Tales from Ovid: Twenty-Four Passages from the Metamorphoses 1997, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571191031

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