By Peter E. Knox
A better half to Ovid is a entire review of 1 of the main influential poets of classical antiquity.• positive factors greater than 30 newly commissioned chapters via famous students writing of their components of specialization• Illuminates a variety of points of Ovid's paintings, comparable to creation, style, and style• offers interpretive essays on key poems and collections of poems• comprises special discussions of Ovid's fundamental literary impacts and his reception in English literature• offers a chronology of key literary and historic occasions in the course of Ovid's lifetime
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On the contrary, from his exile he recalls with poignant nostalgia those years when he had the privilege of being a part of that extraordinary season of Latin poetry, in a spirit of friendship and cooperation with the most prestigious poets (Tr. 41–52): Macer, Ponticus, Bassus, Propertius (who also mentions Ponticus and Bassus as friends), Horace, Virgil, and Tibullus. Thus, in those years there was the opportunity for free and varied literary research, in which different poetics were elaborated in an intellectual climate of friendly solidarity.
The problem of the size of the ancient literary public has long been ignored, considering it tacitly, and uncritically, to be coextensive with the whole of society. Recently, however, the tendency has been to emphasize the limits of the public: it has been realized that the majority of the population must have been illiterate, or scarcely able to read and write, and that such reﬁned literature could be appreciated by, and must have been destined for, restricted circles. The reality is more complex.
These same considerations should be extended, with further ampliﬁcations, to the composition of the public. The problem of the size of the ancient literary public has long been ignored, considering it tacitly, and uncritically, to be coextensive with the whole of society. Recently, however, the tendency has been to emphasize the limits of the public: it has been realized that the majority of the population must have been illiterate, or scarcely able to read and write, and that such reﬁned literature could be appreciated by, and must have been destined for, restricted circles.
A Companion to Ovid by Peter E. Knox