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The Metamorphosis of Persephone

Ovid and the Self-conscious Muse (Cambridge Classical Studies)

by Stephen Hinds

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Latin,
  • Language,
  • General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / General,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715237M
    ISBN 100521036232
    ISBN 109780521036238
    OCLC/WorldCa86167338

    The Metamorphosis of Persephone by Stephen Hinds Book Resume: Ovid, a poet unashamedly in love in poetry, including his own, has enjoyed a recent renaissance in popularity. Yet there is still a certain tendency amongst critics to withhold from his writing the close, word-by-word, engagement which is its due. Yet there is still a certain tendency amongst critics to withhold from his writing the close, word-by-word, engagement which is its due. The primary aim of The Metamorphosis of Persephone is to celebrate this poet's detailed verbal art. Ovid twice treated the myth of Persephone. Dr Hinds' work is a close reading of the account in Metamorphoses 5.

      Daughters of Zeus, Book One One day Persephone is an ordinary high school junior working at her moms flower shop in Athens, Georgia. The next shes fighting off Boreas, the brutal god of Winter, and learning that shes a bonafide goddessa rare daughter of /5.   1 thought on “ Ovid vs Homer’s Rape of Persephone ” czt November 2, at pm. I agree with you that Homer’s interpretation of Persephone and Hades is preferable to Ovid’s version. In that version, the language is more descriptive and .

    A summary of Book V in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Metamorphoses and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson g: Persephone. The Hymn to Demeter and Ovid's Metamorphosis provide and insight to Demeter's love for her daughter, Persephone, and explores its affect on the surrounding environments. The theme of separation and isolation is present in both of these myths, however, in Ovid's Metamorphosis, he symbolizes the environment in important events, has characters playing different roles, and .


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The Metamorphosis of Persephone by Stephen Hinds Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description A historical inquiry into the double transformation in Metamorposis 5 and Fasti 4 of the rape of Persephone, one of the great Graeco-Roman myths. Product detailsCited by: The Metamorphosis of Persephone: Ovid and the Self-conscious Muse.

Ovid, a poet unashamedly in love in poetry, including his own, has enjoyed a recent renaissance in popularity. Yet there is still. The Metamorphosis of Persephone: Ovid and the Self-conscious Muse (Cambridge Classical Studies) by Stephen Hinds () Paperback – January 1, byAuthor: Stephen Hinds.

The primary aim of The Metamorphosis of Persephone is to celebrate this poet's detailed verbal art. Ovid twice treated the myth of Persephone. Dr Hinds' work is a close reading of the account in Metamorphoses 5.

The book is at once a literary historical enquiry into the double transformation of the rape of Persephone. Metamorphoses Book V (A. Kline's Version) And now the goddess, Persephone, shared divinity of the two kingdoms, spends so many months with her mother, so many months with her husband.

The aspect of her face and mind alters in a moment. Now On to Book VI. Ovid twice treated the myth of Persephone, and Hinds's book is at first a historical inquiry--the most extensive yet done--into the double transformation in Metamorphosis 5 and Fasti 4 of the rape of Persephone, one of the great Graeco-Roman myths.

The fifth book of the Metamorphoses begins with the story of Perseus's marriage to Andromeda. Phineus is angry that his fiancee has been carried off. Those involved felt he had forfeited his right to marry Andromeda when he failed to rescue her from the sea monster.

As Proserpina picks violets in a grove, Dis rapes her and then takes her to his underworld kingdom. Cyane, a nymph of Sicily, sees the crime, but all she can do is weep. Her tears make her part of the spring she inhabited.

Ceres, Prosperpina’s mother, searches everywhere for Missing: Persephone. The novelist Harriet Evans has written a polemical preface to Because of the Lockwoods from which we are pleased to quote at length. ‘If, like me, you are one of the thousands of readers who discovered Dorothy Whipple through Persephone’s reissues, you know well that feeling of resigned bewilderment suffusing the sigh of satisfaction you.

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Metamorphoses Book 5: The Rape of Proserpine. Ceres, goddess of the harvest had a daughter fathered by Jove, and the girl's name was Proserpine. When Pluto, god of the underworld, had come up to earth, Cupid's arrow instilled love for Proserpine in his g: Persephone.

In Ovid's story Ascalaphus has seen Proserpine eat the pomegranate seeds and by telling, prevents her escape. Prosepine (recalling the description of the Underworld from Sumerian mythology) sprinkles Ascalaphus with water from Phlegethon to turn him into 'a bird of ill omen' -a screech owl.

The Rape of Proserpine. Stephen E. Hinds. The Metamorphosis of Persephone: Ovid and the Self-Conscious dge: CUP, STEPHEN HINDS: The Metamorphosis of Persephone. Ovid and the Self-conscious Muse. (Cambridge Classical Studies.) Pp. xiii+ Cambridge University Press.

This book is a thought-provoking corrective to the tendency, which H. notes in some recent work on Ovid, to begrudge the text the attention to detail which it deserves. The Metamorphoses Book 5 Summary. Perseus and Andromeda's wedding banquet does not go as planned. In the midst of the festivities, the king's brother, Phineus, starts making an uproar.

He claims that Perseus has stolen his rightful bride, Andromeda (who is also his niece).Missing: Persephone. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Hinds, Stephen; Format: Book; xiii, p.

; 23 cm. Hinds, S. ( a) The Metamorphosis of Persephone: Ovid and the Self-Conscious Muse. Cambridge Hinds, S. () ‘ Arma in Ovid's Fasti Part 1: genre and mannerism ’, Cited by: Summary. We rejoin Perseus' wedding-feast, which devolves into a riot when Andromeda's uncle Phineus, whom she was promised to marry, threatens to throw a spear at Perseus for stealing his intended.

Cepheus argues that Andromeda's death sentence effectively ended their engagement, and that Perseus' rescue (and Phineus' lack of a rescue attempt) makes Andromeda rightly his Missing: Persephone.

The Metamorphoses is comprehensive in its chronology, recounting the creation of the world to the death of Julius Caesar, which had occurred only a year before Ovid's birth; it has been compared to works of universal history, which became important in the 1st century published in: 8 AD.

The Metamorphosis of Persephone: Ovid and the Self-Conscious Muse. By STEPHEN HINDS. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge-New York-New Rochelle-Melbourne-Sydney: Cambridge University Press, Pp.

xiv + $ This book, based on a Cambridge Ph.D. dissertation (although we are never. Metamorphosis and power. While reading my favorite book, I wondered about the word “rape,” as in the Rape of Persephone.

I lingered over the illustration of her descent into the yawning pit Author: Sharma Shields.In classical mythology the Rape of Proserpina was the Roman version of the tale of the abduction of the springtime goddess Proserpina by Pluto, king of the underworld.

This page includes several Latin versions of the story beginning with the famous account from Ovid's Metamorphoses, followed by several other minor passages.Ovid, a poet unashamedly in love in poetry, including his own, has enjoyed a recent renaissance in popularity.

Yet there is still a certain tendency amongst critics to withhold from his writing the .