Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Ovid: Heroides I (Classic Editions) (Bristol Phoenix Press - Classic Editions) [Paperback]

Our Price $ 26.57  
Retail Value $ 37.95  
You Save $ 11.39  (30%)  
Item Number 271168  
Buy New $26.57
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Ovid: Heroides I (Classic Editions) (Bristol Phoenix Press - Classic Editions) by Arthur Palmer...

The Heroides, a collection of verse letters, fuses Ovid's interests in erotics and myth into a new genre in which experiments with epistolary form and the psychology of first-person narrative were to have profound influence on European literature. While the letter form allows the imagined legendary lovers to speak in their 'own' voices, the pen of Ovid manipulates the literary tradition, of which the poems are a part, to create effects of pathos, irony and humour. This edition [of 1898] remains an essential resource for the poems, but has long been difficult to obtain. It contains what is still the only detailed commentary in English on the whole collection, as well as extensive discussion of the text and its transmission. It also offers the full text of the translation of Heroides into Greek prose by the Byzantine scholar Maximus Planudes. Arthur Palmer was Professor of Latin at the University of Dublin. The edition was completed after his death by his colleague L C Purser. Vol I: Introduction, Text and Greek Translation of Planudes

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   352
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.35" Width: 5.43" Height: 1.18"
Weight:   1.01 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Bristol Phoenix Press
ISBN  1904675050  
ISBN13  9781904675051  

Availability  0 units.

More About Arthur Palmer

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Foreign Language Books > Latin
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Classics > Greek
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Classics > Roman
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Criticism & Theory > General
5Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > General
6Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > Love Poems
7Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > Mythology > African
8Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > Mythology > General
9Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > Mythology > Greek & Roman

Reviews - What do customers think about Ovid: Heroides I (Classic Editions) (Bristol Phoenix Press - Classic Editions)?

Be the first to write a review about Ovid: Heroides I (Classic Editions) (Bristol Phoenix Press - Classic Editions)

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Ovid: Heroides I (Classic Editions) (Bristol Phoenix Press - Classic Editions)

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy