LATN 34        OVID Bibliography Spring 2005               Jim O'Hara


(Note: I've often changed the word Ovid to O., Met.; also my formatting is sloppy and irregular)


Ahl, Frederick M., Metaformations: Soundplay and Wordplay in O. and Other Classical Poets (Ithaca and London 1985).

Anderson, William S. "Aspects of Love in O.'s Met." CJ 90 (1995) 265-269, (1989) 'Lycaon: Ovid's Deceptive Paradigm in Metamorphoses 1', ICS 14: 91-101, O.'s Met.: Books 1-5. Norman, Okla. 1996

Barchiesi, Alessandro (1994) Il poeta e il principe: Ovidio e il discorso augusteo. Rome; trans. as The Poet and the Prince: Ovid and Augustan Discourse. Berkeley (1997).; (1997) 'Endgames: Ovid's Metamorphoses 15 and Fasti 6', in D. Roberts, F. Dunn and D Fowler (eds.), Classical closure: reading the end in Greek and Latin literature, 181-208. Princeton;  (1999) 'Venus' Masterplot: Ovid and the Homeric Hymns', in Hardie, Barchiesi, and Hinds (1999) 112-26; "O. the Censor" AJAH 13.2 (1988 [1997]) 96-105;  Speaking Volumes: Narrative and Intertext in Ovid and Other Latin Poets (London, 2001); ch. 3 = "Voices and Narrative 'Instances' in the Metamorphoses"

Barkan, Leonard, The Gods Made Flesh: Metamorphosis and the Pursuit of Paganism (New Haven 1986).

Boyd, Barbara W., O.'s Literary Loves : Influence and Innovation in the Amores Ann Arbor 1997

Boyd (ed) Brill's Companion to Ovid (Leiden, 2002), including (selections only) White, Peter "Ovid and the Augustan Milieu"; Kenney, E.J. "Ovid's Language and Style"É Keith, Alison "Sources and Genres in Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' 1-5"; Rosati, Gianpiero "Narrative Techniques and Narrative Structures in the 'Metamorphoses'" ;  Tissol, Garth "The House of Fame: Roman History and Augustan Politics in 'Metamorphoses' 11-15"; Dewar, Michael "'Siquid habent veri vatum praesagia': Ovid in the 1st-5th Centuries A.D."; Richmond, John "Manuscript, Traditions and the Transmission of Ovid's Works"

Brown, Robert D., "The Palace of the Sun in O.'s Met.," pp. 211-20 in Homo viator: classical essays for John Bramble edd. M. Whitby, P. Hardie, M. Whitby. Bristol [England] 1987

Curran, Leo, C., "Transformation and Anti-Augustanism in O.'s Met.," Arethusa 5 (1972) 71-91, "Rape and Rape Victims in the Met.," in J. Peradotto and J.P. Sullivan, eds., Women in the Ancient World: The Arethusa Papers (Albany 1984) 263-86

Davis, Gregson, The Death of Procris: "Amor" and the Hunt in O.'s Met. (Rome 1983). [chap. two: "Apollo's First Love: the Conversion of a Hunter"]

Edmunds, Lowell, Intertextuality and the Reading of Roman Poetry (Baltimore 2001)

Elliott, Alison Goddard, "O. and the Critics: Seneca, Quintilian, and 'Seriousness,'" Helios 12 (1985) 9-20.

Fantham Elaine, Ovid's Metamorphoses (Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature) (Oxford, 2004)

Farrell, Joseph "Dialogue of Genres in O.'s "Lovesong of Polyphemus" (Met.13.719-897)" AJPh 113.2 (1992) 235-68

Feeney, D.C., The Gods in Epic: Poets and Critics of the Classical Tradition (Oxford 1991) [v.g., ch. 5 on O. Met., but not enough on Met. 1], Literature and Religion at Rome: Cultures, Contexts, and Beliefs. Cambridge 1998

Feldherr, Andrew "Metamorphosis and Sacrifice in O.'s Theban Narrative" MD 38 (1997) 25-55

Fowler, D.P. (1995). "From Epos to Cosmos: Lucretius, O., and the Poetics of Segmentation," pp. 3-18 in D. Innes, H. Hine, C. Pelling (edd.), Ethics and Rhetoric. Classical Essays for Donald Russell on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday (Oxford).

Francese, Christopher "Daphne, Honor, and Aetiological Action in Ovid's Metamorphoses" CW 97.2 (2004) 153-157

Galinsky, G. Karl, O.'s Met.: An Intro­duction to the Basic Aspects (Berkeley and Los Angeles 1975).

Gamel, Mary-Kay, "Baucis and Philemon: Paradigm or Paradox?" Helios 11 (1984) 117-31.

Gildenhard, I.; Zissos, A. "Inspirational fictions: autobiography and generic reflexivity in Ovid's proems" G&R 47.1 (2000) 67-79, "Ovid's Narcissus (Met. 3.339-510): Echoes of Oedipus" AJPh 121.1 (2000) 129-147

Gold, B. K. (1993). ' "But Ariadne was Never There in the First Place": Finding the Female in Roman Poetry' in Rabinowitz and Richlin (edd.) Feminist Theory and the Classics (Thinking Gender) New York/London 1993.

Grewing, Farouk "Einige Bemerkungen zum Proomium der `Metamorphosen' O.s" Hermes 121.2 (1993) 246-52

Griffin, Alan "O.'s Universal Flood" Hermathena 152 (1992) 39-58

Hardie (1990) 'Ovid's Theban History: The First 'Anti-Aeneid'?', CQ 40: 224-35.

Hardie Philip "The historian in Ovid. The Roman history of 'Metamorphoses' 14-15" in Levene, D.S.; Nelis, D.P. (ed) Clio and the Poets. Augustean Poetry and the Traditions of Ancient Historiography. Mnemosyne Supplement 224. (Leiden, Boston, Kšln, 2002) 191-209,  "The speech of Pythagoras in O., Met.15: Empedoclean Epos" CQ 45.1 (1995) 204-14, "Questions of authority: the invention of tradition in O. Met., 15." In The Roman cultural revolution, ed. Habinek, Thomas N. and Schiesaro, Alessandro, pp. 182-198. Cambridge, 1997; (1988). "Lucretius and the Delusions of Narcissus," MD 21 (1988) 71-89, "The Janus Episode in O.'s Fasti." MD 26 (1991) 47-64, Ovid's Poetics of Illusion. Cambridge 2002, 1992. "Augustan Poets and the Mutability of Rome." Pp. 59-82 in Anton Powell, ed., Roman Poetry and Propaganda in the Age of Augustus. London.

Hardie, P., A. Barchiesi, S. Hinds (eds.) (1999) Ovidian Transformations: Essays on the Metamorphoses and its Reception. Cambridge Philological Society Suppl. Vol. 23. Cambridge.

Hardie, The Cambridge Companion to Ovid (Cambridge 2002) Introduction, Philip Hardie; 1. Ovid and ancient literary history, Richard Tarrant;  2. Ovid and early imperial literature, Philip Hardie;  3. Ovid and empire, Thomas Habinek;  4. Ovid and the professional discourses of scholarship, religion and rhetoric, Alessandro Schiesaro; 5. Ovid and genre: evolutions of an elegist, Stephen Harrison;  6. Gender and sexuality, Alison Sharrock;  7. Myth in Ovid, Fritz Graf;  8. Landscape with figures: aesthetics of place in the Metamorphoses and its tradition, Stephen Hinds;  ..  10. Metamorphosis in the Metamorphoses, Andrew Feldherr;  11. Narrative technique and narratology in the Metamorphoses, Alessandro Barchiesi;  É  19. Recent receptions of Ovid Duncan F. Kennedy;  20. Ovid in art, Christopher Allen.

Hardy, Clara Shaw "Ecphrasis and the Male Narrator in O.'s Arachne" Helios 22.2 (1995) 140-46

Harries, B. (1990). 'The spinner and the poet: Arachne in O.'s Met.', PCPS n.s. 36, 64-82.

   Helze, Martin, "O.'s Cosmogony: Met. 1.5-88 and the Traditions of Ancient Poetry," PLLS 7 (1993) 123-34

Hinds, Stephen, Allusion and Intertext: Dynamics of Appropriation in Roman Poetry. Cambridge 1998,The Metamorphosis of Persephone: O. and the Self-Conscious Muse (Cambridge 1987). [important but mostly about Met. 5 and Fasti], "Generalising About O.," Ramus 16 (1987) 4-31, Hinds, "O.." In The Oxford Classical Dictionary, ed. Hornblower, Simon and Spawforth, Antony, 1084-1087. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Hofmann, Michael and James Lasdun (edd.) After O.: New Met.London/New York 1994

Hollis, A.S. "O., Met.1,445ff.: Apollo, Daphne, and the Pythian Crown" ZPE 112 (1996) 69-73

Holzberg, Niklas "Ter quinque uolumina as carmen perpetuum: The division into books in Ovid's Metamorphoses " MD 40 (1998) 77-98,  Ovid. The Poet and his Work. Translated by G.M. Goshgarian. Ithaca/NY 2002.

Hughes, Ted (Translator), Tales from O. New York/London 1997

Janan, M. (1988). 'The Book of Good Love? Design Versus Desire in Met.10', Ramus 17. 110-37, "There beneath the Roman ruin where the purple flowers grow: O.'s Minyeides and the feminine imagination," AJP 115 (1994) 427-448.

Johnson, P.J., "Constructions of Venus in O.'s Met.V," Arethusa 29.1 (1996) 125-49

Johnson, W.R., "The Problem of the Counter-classical Sensibility," CSCA 3 (1970) 123-51, "The Rapes of Callisto," CJ 92.1 (1996) 9-24

Jones, C.P. "A Geographical Setting for the Baucis and Philemon Legend (O. Met.8.611-724)" HSCP (1994) 203-224

Keith, A.M. The Play of Fictions: Studies in O.'s "Met." Book 2 (Ann Arbor 1992), (2000) Engendering Rome: Women in Latin Epic. Cambridge, (1999) 'Versions of epic masculinity in Ovid's Metamorphoses', in Hardie, Barchiesi & Hinds (1999) 214-39

Knox, Peter E. O.'s "Met." and the Traditions of Augustan Poetry  (Cambridge 1986).

Konstan, David, "The Death of Argos, or What Stories Do: Audience Response in Ancient Fiction and Theory," Helios 18 (1991) 15-30

Kovacs, D., "O., Met.1.2," CQ n.s. 37 (1987) 458-65.

Lanham, Richard A., The Motives of Eloquence: Literary Rhetoric in the Renaissance (New Haven 1976) [chs. 1 "The Rhetorical Ideal of Life," 2  "The Fundamental Strategies: Plato and O."].

Leach, Eleanor Winsor, "Ekphrasis and the Theme of Artistic Failure in O.'s Met.," Ramus 3 (1974) 102-142. [esp. Arachne story from Met. 6]

Lee, A.G., O.: Met. Book 1 (Cambridge 1953, repr. Bristol 1984).

Lively, Genevieve "Tiresias/Teresa: A 'Man-Made-Woman' in Ovid's Metamorphoses 3.318-38" Helios 30.2 (2003) 147-62

Mack, S. (1988) Ovid. New Haven; "Teaching O.'s Orpheus to Beginners" CJ 90 (1995) 279-285

Malouf, David. An Imaginary Life: A Novel. New York: Vintage Books, 1996.

Martindale, C. (1993). Redeeming the Text. Latin Poetry and the Hermeneutics of Reception (Cambridge).

McKim, Richard, "Myth Against Philosophy in O.'s Account of Creation," CJ 80 (1985) 97-108.

Merli, Elena "On the number of books in Ovid's Metamorphoses " CQ 54.1 (2004) 304-307

Millar, Fergus "O. and the Domus Augusta: Rome Seen from Tomoi" JRS 83 (1993) 1-17

Miller, John F. "Ovidian Allusion and the Vocabulary of Memory" MD 30 (1993) 153-164

Murgatroyd, Paul "Plotting in Ovidian Rape Narratives" Eranos 98.1/2 (2000) 75-92

Myers, K. Sara, O.'s Causes: Cosmogony and Aetiology in the "Met." (Ann Arbor 1994), "The Metamorphosis of a Poet: Recent Work on Ovid" JRS 89 (1999) 190-204

Newlands, Carole, "The Simile of the Fractured Pipe in O.'s Met. 4," Ramus 15 (1986) 143-53.

Nicoll, W.S.M., "Cupid, Apollo, and Daphne (O., Met. 1.452ff.)," CQ 30 (1980) 174-82

O'Gorman, Ellen, "Love and the Family: Augustus and the Ovidian Legacy," Arethusa 30.1 (1997) 103-123

O'Hara, James J.. "Vergil's Best Reader? Ovidian Commentary on Vergilian Etymological Wordplay." CJ 91.3 (1996): 255-276, 2004-2005. "'Some God... or his own Heart': Two Kinds of Epic Motivation in the Proem to Ovid's Metamorphoses" CJ 100.4: 149-61

Otis, Brooks, O. as an Epic Poet, 2nd edition (Cambridge, 1970).

Parry, Hugh, "O.'s Met.: Violence in a Pastoral Landscape," TAPA 95 (1964) 268-82.

Ransmayr, Christoph, The last world: with an Ovidian repertory  translated from the German by John Woods. New York 1990

Rhorer, Catherine Campbell, "Red and White in O.'s Met.: The Mulberry Tree in the Tale of Pyramus and Thisbe," Ramus 9 (1980) 79-88.

Richlin, Amy, "Reading O.'s Rapes." Pp. 158-79 in Richlin, ed., Pornography and Representation In Greece and Rome (Oxford 1992).

Rudd, Niall, "Pyramus and Thisbe in Shakespeare and O.: A Midsummer Night's Dream and Met. 4.1-166," in D. West and T. Woodman, eds., Creative Imitation and Latin Literature (Cambridge 1979) 179-93 and 237-40.

Segal, Charles "Jupiter in Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'" Arion 9.1 (2001) 78-99, "Ovid's Meleager and the Greeks: Trials of Gender and Genre" HSPh 99 (1999) 301-340,  "Ovid's Metamorphic Bodies: Art, Gender, and Violence in the Metamorphoses" Arion 5.3 (1998) 9-41, Landscape in O.'s "Met.:" A Study of the Transformations of a Literary Symbol (Wiesbaden 1969).

Sharrock, Alison, Seduction and Repetition in O.'s Ars Amatoria II Cambridge1994

Smith, R. Alden, Poetic Allusion and Poetic Embrace in O. and Virgil Ann Arbor 1997.

Solodow, Joseph B., The World of O.'s "Met." (Chapel Hill 1988)

Spencer, Richard A. Contrast As Narrative Technique in O.'s Met.Studies in Classics, 6: Edwin Mellen Prress, 1997.

Tarrant , R.J., P. Ovidi Nasonis Metamorphoses (Oxford Classical Texts) (Oxford 2004), "The Silence of Cephalus: Text and Narrative Technique in O., Met.7.685ff." TAPhA 125 (1995) 99-111

Tissol, Garth. The Face of Nature: Wit, Narrative, and Cosmic Origins in O.'s Met.. Princeton 1997.

Wheeler, Stephen M., A Discourse of Wonders: Audience and Performance in O.'s Met.. (Philadelphia 1999), "Imago mundi: Another View of the Creation in O.'s Met." AJPh 116 (1995) 95-121, "O.'s use of Lucretius in Met.1.67-8" CQ 45.1 (1995) 200-203, Narrative Dynamics in Ovid's Metamorphoses (Classica Monacensia, Bd. 20). TŸbingen: Gunter Narr Verlag , 2000

Williams, Frederick "Daphne transformed: Parthenius, Ovid, and E.M. Forster" Hermathena 166 (1999) 45-62

Zissos, Andrew "The Rape of Proserpina in Ovid Met. 5.341-661: Internal Audience and Narrative Distortion." Phoenix 53.1/2 (1999) 97-113