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Author Reid, Lindsay Ann, 1981- author.

Title Shakespeare's Ovid and the spectre of the medieval / Lindsay Ann Reid
Published Cambridge : D.S. Brewer, 2018


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 267 pages)
Series Studies in Renaissance literature, 1465-6310 ; Volume 36
Studies in Renaissance literature (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England) ; v. 36.
Contents Chaucer's Ghoast, Ovid's 'Pleasant Fables', and the spectre of Gower -- Shakespeare's Ovid and Sly's Chaucer -- Theseus and Ariadne (and her sister) -- Philomela and the dread of dawn -- The cross-dressed Narcissus
Summary A study of how the use of Ovid in Middle English texts affected Shakespeare's treatment of the poet
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Mythology
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Influence
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781787443600