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Fiction
Author: Frederick A. de Armas
ISBN: 1442641177
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Pages 320 pages
Publisher University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; 1 edition (May 1, 2010)
Language English
Category: Fiction
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by Frederick A. de Armas


Frederick A. de Armas is a literary scholar, critic and novelist who is currently Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Service Professor in Humanities at the University of Chicago.

Frederick A. Frederick A. de Armas was born in Havana, Cuba on February 9, 1945. He attended elementary school at La Salle and when his parents moved to France, he went to boarding school at Le Rosey in Switzerland. After his family lost their possessions as a result of the Cuban Revolution, he moved to the United States

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Ovid in the Age of Cervantes is an exciting collection of essays that treat how the writings of Ovid were imitated and understood in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain. This work is long overdue and renews the importance of one of Antiquity's great mythographers for early modern writers. Carolyn Nadeau, Department of Hispanic Studies, Illinois Wesleyan University).

Special attention will be given to codicological descriptio and material bibliography applied to the testimonies to be examined in the context of the history of books and reading, including all possible aspects of the cultural dimension of the text.

The book begins with examinations of the translation and utilization of Ovid's texts from the The Roman poet Ovid, author of the famous Metamorphoses, is widely considered one .

The book begins with examinations of the translation and utilization of Ovid's texts from the The Roman poet Ovid, author of the famous Metamorphoses, is widely considered one of the canonical poets of Latin antiquity. Vastly popular in Europe during the Renaissance and Early Modern periods, Ovid's writings influenced the literature, art, and culture in Spain's Golden Age. The book begins with examinations of the translation and utilization of Ovid's texts from the Middle Ages to the Age of Cervantes.

The book begins with examinations of the translation and utilization of Ovid's texts from the Middle Ages to the Age of Cervantes. The work includes a section devoted to the influence of Ovid on Cervantes, arguing that Don Quixote is a deeply Ovidian text, drawing upon many classical myths and themes. The contributors then turn to specific myths in Ovid as they were absorbed and transformed by different writers, including that of Echo and Narcissus in Garcilaso de la Vega and Hermaphroditus in Covarrubias and Moya. de armas. Ovid, the most cited and imitated classical author during the Renaissance, was often translated and utilized in Spain during the Age of Cervantes.

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: This book is the first comprehensive study of Ovid's influence during early modern Spain. Ignacio López Alemany.

National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1979; National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1985, 95, summer institute, 1989, director summer institute, 1994, director summer seminar, 2003.

The Roman poet Ovid, author of the famous Metamorphoses, is widely considered one of the canonical poets of Latin antiquity. Vastly popular in Europe during the Renaissance and Early Modern periods, Ovid's writings influenced the literature, art, and culture in Spain's Golden Age.

The book begins with examinations of the translation and utilization of Ovid's texts from the Middle Ages to the Age of Cervantes. The work includes a section devoted to the influence of Ovid on Cervantes, arguing that Don Quixote is a deeply Ovidian text, drawing upon many classical myths and themes. The contributors then turn to specific myths in Ovid as they were absorbed and transformed by different writers, including that of Echo and Narcissus in Garcilaso de la Vega and Hermaphroditus in Covarrubias and Moya. The final section of the book centers on questions of poetic fame and self-fashioning. Ovid in the Age of Cervantes is an important and comprehensive re-evaluation of Ovid's impact on Renaissance and Early Modern Spain.