What lies beneath: fluid subtexts in Ovid's Metamorphoses

James, Paula (2004). What lies beneath: fluid subtexts in Ovid's Metamorphoses. In: Zimmerman, Maaike and Van der Paardt, Rudi eds. Metamorphic Reflections: essays presented to Ben Hijmans on his 75th birthday. Leuwen: Peeters, pp. 1–19.

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Abstract

looking at characters associated with pools and springs in Ovid's epic poem and finding less obvious subjects also with water images or metaphors in their narratives.Re-appraising aspects of transformation as a natural corollary or a subtle allusion to other suppressed mythical versions of characters' fates

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