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The Art of Love: Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

Roy Gibson, Steven Green, and Alison Sharrock

Abstract

This collection of essays on Ovid's corpus of erotodidactic poetry from an international contingent of Ovidian scholars finds its origins in a major conference held at the University of Manchester in 2002. The contributors between them offer a series of perspectives on the issues that have dominated scholarship on the poems in recent decades: questions of genre, intertextuality, narratology, and reception; the socio-historical Augustan context for the poems; and the nature of ‘love’ as it is constructed in the poems. Moreover, the introduction provides a comprehensive history of scholarship on ... More

Keywords: Ovid, Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris, love, didactic, Augustus, Rome, poetry, adultery, politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199277773
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277773.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roy Gibson, contributor
Professor of Latin, University of Manchester
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Steven Green, editor
Lecturer in Classics, University of Leeds
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Alison Sharrock, contributor
Professor of Classics, University of Manchester
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