Reflections in a serpent's eye Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses

A study of the role of the city of Thebes in Books 2 and 3 of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Micaela Janan uses the psychoanalytic theory of Freud and Lacan to argue that the strangely fantastical way in which Thebes is presented shows Ovid posing questions that ultimately relate to the concept of colle...

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Main Author: Janan, Micaela Wakil
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009, c2009
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:A study of the role of the city of Thebes in Books 2 and 3 of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Micaela Janan uses the psychoanalytic theory of Freud and Lacan to argue that the strangely fantastical way in which Thebes is presented shows Ovid posing questions that ultimately relate to the concept of collective identity
Physical Description:viii, 276 p.
ISBN:9780191721021