Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid by Jennifer IngleheartTwo Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid by Jennifer Ingleheart

Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

EditorJennifer Ingleheart

Hardcover | December 3, 2011

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Banished by the emperor Augustus in AD 8 from Rome to the far-off shores of Romania, the poet Ovid stands at the head of the Western tradition of exiled authors. In his Tristia (Sad Things) and Epistulae ex Ponto (Letters from the Black Sea), Ovid records his unhappy experience of political,cultural, and linguistic displacement from his homeland. Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid is an interdisciplinary study of the impact of Ovid's banishment upon later Western literature, exploring responses to Ovid's portrait of his life in exile. For a huge variety of writers throughout the world in the two millennia after his exile, Ovidhas performed the role of archetypal exile, allowing them to articulate a range of experiences of disgrace, dislocation, and alienation; and to explore exile from a number of perspectives, including both the personal and the fictional.
Jennifer Ingleheart was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, where she gained her BA, MSt., and DPhil. in Classics. After temporary teaching positions at Marlboro College, Vermont, The University of Wales, Swansea, and Keble and Wadham Colleges in Oxford, she took up a lectureship in Durham in 2004. She is the author of numerous article...
Title:Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After OvidFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.98 inPublished:December 3, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of AbbreviationsIntroduction: Two Thousand Years of Responses to Ovid's ExileJennifer Ingleheart: I. Ovidian Exile and the PoetsEfrem Zambon: Life and Poetry: Differences and Resemblances between Ovid and DanteL. B. T. Houghton: Exiled Rome and august Pope: Petrarch s Letters to Benedict XIIStephen Hinds: Black-Sea Latin, Du Bellay, and the barbarian turn: Tristia, Regrets, TranslationsMandy Green: Laetus and exilii conditione fruor: Milton s Ovidian ExileLiz Oakley-Brown: Elizabethan Exile After Ovid: Thomas Churchyard s Tristia (1572)Jennifer Ingleheart: 'I shall be thy devoted foe': the exile of the Ovid of the Ibis in English receptionPhilip Hardie: Ovid and Virgil at the North Pole: Marvell s A Letter to Dr IngeloThe Chevalier de Boufflers in Senegal: An Eighteenth Century OvidaFiona Cox: Ovid on the Channel Islands: The Exile of Victor HugoDuncan F. Kennedy: In the Step(pe)s of Genius: Pushkin s Ovidian ExileStephen Harrison: Ovid and The Modern Poetics of ExileJennifer J. Dellner: Children of the Island: Ovid, Poesis, and Loss in the Poetry of Eavan Boland and Derek MahonII. Ovidian Exile in Modern ProseHelen Lovatt: The mystery of Ovid s exile: Ovid and the Roman detectivesJane Alison, The Love-Artist: Love in Exile or Exile in LoveaAndreas N. Michalopoulos: Ovid s Last Wor(l)dIoannis Ziogas: The Myth is Out There: Reality and Fiction at Tomis (David Malouf s An Imaginary Life)Sebastian Matzner: Tomis Writes Back: Politics of Peripheral Identity in David Malouf s and Vintila Horia s Re-Narrations of Ovidian ExileBibliographyGeneral IndexIndex Locorum