Aspects of Ecphrastic Technique in Ovid''s Metamorphoses.

By first examining the origins of ecphrasis as a rhetorical trope, as well as its association with simile, the author provides an historical context on which to base a discussion of Ovid's own use of the device. Consideration is given to recent theoretical approaches to the subject, as well as...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Norton, Elizabeth.
Format: eBook
Ancient Greek
Published:Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.