This booklet analyses the legendary and mythical narratives in Ovid's "Fasti" as narrative and concentrates at the ignored literary facets of those tales. It combines conventional instruments of literary feedback with extra smooth concepts (taken in particular from narratology and intertextuality). From a narratological perspective it covers vital positive factors similar to aperture, closure, characterization, inner narrators, description, house, time and cinematic method. at the intertextual point it examines the narratives' advanced courting with Virgil, Livy and Ovid's personal previous works. contemporary feedback at the "Fasti" has addressed a variety of components (religious, old, political, astronomical etc.), yet targeted narrative examine has been in need of. This ebook fills that hole, to supply a extra knowledgeable and balanced appreciation of this multifaceted poem aimed toward classicists and literary critics ordinarily (for whom all of the Latin is translated).
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