Ovid and the metamorphoses of modern art from Botticelli to Picasso / Paul Barolsky.

"Written in the spirit of Ovid, this lively and erudite book traces the art derived from Ovid's Metamorphoses from the Renaissance up to the present day. The Metamorphoses has been more widely illustrated than any other book except the Bible; for centuries, great artists have drawn, painte...

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Main Author: Barolsky, Paul, 1941- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • He adventure of reading Ovid
  • The pleasures of Ovidian art
  • Love, lust, and artifice
  • Variations on the theme of Pygmalion
  • From stoicism to seduction
  • Weaving together erotic fictions
  • Elegy and play.