Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 December 2009

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780199556922

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Reflections in a Serpent's Eye

Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Micaela Janan

  • Promotes a dialogue between students of modern critical theory and of classical literature, by showing how (e.g.) Lacanian readings can illuminate ancient texts
  • Presents important passages in the original Latin with English translation, enabling readers to appreciate the poem's sophisticated narrative techniques at close range