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Ted Hughes"s Tales from Ovid (Faber Plays)

by Ted Hughes

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Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • Plays,
  • Beverages - Wine & Spirits,
  • Cooking,
  • Poetry,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry / Single Author / British & Irish

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTim Supple (Adapter), Simon Reade (Adapter)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7857486M
    ISBN 10057120225X
    ISBN 109780571202256
    OCLC/WorldCa42136771

      Ted Hughes, Tales from Ovid (Faber & Faber ) So I was drawn to a book described on its back cover as ‘the best rendering of Ovid in generations’. Ted Hughes published this version of 24 of the stories from the And then the book settles down to less cosmic tales. Become immersed in all facets of theatre-making. On-stage or behind the scenes, AMPD’s Theatre program provides experiences that mirror the professional world.

    Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses by Ted Hughes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tales from Ovid, by Ted Hughes, Athens, Greece. 79 likes. Tales from Ovid is a poetical work written by the English poet Ted Hughes (17 August – 28 October ).Followers:

    Narcissus - Ovid, Trans: Ted Hughes. There was a pool of perfect water. No shepherd had ever driven sheep - To trample the margins. No cattle Had slobbered their muzzles in it Big Book Of Poetry comment. online for Days last updated: 10/31/17 PM Headers - .   Tales from Ovid, which went on to win the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, continued the project of recreation with 24 passages, including the stories of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, Midas and Pyramus and Edition: Main.


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Ted Hughes"s Tales from Ovid (Faber Plays) by Ted Hughes Download PDF EPUB FB2

A powerful version of the Latin classic by England's late Poet Laureate, now in it was published inTales from Ovid was immediately recognized as a classic in its own right, as the best rering of Ovid in generations, and as a major book in Ted Hughes's Metamorphoses of Ovid stands with the works of Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton as a classic of world poetry Cited by: Tales from Ovid is made up of twenty-four passages from Ovid’s Metamorphoses and grew out Hughes’s translation of four tales for After Ovid, New Metamorphosis(), which was edited by M.

Hofmann and J. Ladun. A late work in Hughes’s oeuvre, it was greeted with popular and critical acclaim, winning the Whitbread Book of the Year and. An adaptation of Ted Hughes's Tales from Ovid for the stage. Tim Supple is Artistic Director of the Young Vic. He has already adapted Grimm and Rushdie, and worked with Hughes on.

Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses Ted Hughes, Editor, Ovid, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. The 24 selections of Ovid's Metamorphoses that Ted Hughes translated is so modern and orginal, after reading Tales from Ovid by Ovid, Ted Hughes, I wish Hughes had translated the entire epic.

Hughes is a brilliant poet and the way he wield words dazzled me for hours: Then Narcissus wept into the pool. His tears shattered the still shrine/5(65). The 24 selections of Ovid's Metamorphoses that Ted Hughes translated is so modern and orginal, after reading Tales from Ovid by Ovid, Ted Hughes, I wish Hughes had translated the entire epic.

Hughes is a brilliant poet and the way he wield words dazzled me for hours: Then Narcissus wept into the pool. His tears shattered the still shrine/5(64). A new dramatization for the stage of Ted Hughes's highly acclaimed translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses When it was published inTales from Ovid was immediately recognized as the best rendering of Ovid in generations, a classic in its own right and a major book in Ted Hughes's oeuvre.

For Hughes, one of the most admired and widely read poets of our day, had translated twenty-four of Ovid Pages: A powerful version of the Latin classic by England's late Poet Laureate, now in it was published inTales from Ovid was immediately recognized as a classic in its own right, as the best rendering of Ovid in generations, and as a major book in Ted Hughes's Metamorphoses of Ovid stands with the works of Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton as a/5.

This is a dramatic adaptation from Ted Hughes's poem Tales from Ovid (which I didn't know existed, so now I want to read that). Very vivid and clear entry into the stories. This play reprints Hughes's intro from the poem itself, which contains some incisive comments about Ovid, namely this bit: "Above all Ovid was interested in passion.4/5.

Ted Hughes Award. Inthe Ted Hughes Award for new work in poetry was established with the permission of Carol Hughes. The Poetry Society notes "the award is named in honour of Ted Hughes, Poet Laureate, and one of the greatest twentieth century poets for both children and adults”.Alma mater: Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Tales from Ovid is a poetical work written by the English poet Ted Hughes (17 August – 28 October ). Published in by Faber and Faber, it is a retelling of twenty-four tales from Ovid's won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for and has been translated into several languages.

It was one of his last published works, along with Birthday Letters. Ted Hughes () was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters.

Sixteen of the 24 stories from Tales from Ovid were read by Hughes and are available on compact disc. For details see here. Keith Sagar, The Laughter of Foxes: A Study of Ted Hughes, 2nd ed.

(Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, ), p. Ted Hughes, Tales from Ovid (London: Faber and Faber, ), p. viii. A powerful version of the Latin classic by Englands late Poet Laureate, now in it was published inTales from Ovid was immediately recognized as a classic in its own right, as the best rendering of Ovid in generations, and as a major book in Ted Hughess Metamorphoses of Ovid stands with the works of Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton as a classic of world poetry / Ted Hughes () was born in Yorkshire.

His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in by Faber and Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid () and Birthday Letters ()/5(2).

Tales from Ovid is a poetical work written by the English poet Ted Hughes. Published in by Faber and Faber, it is a retelling of twenty-four tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It won the Whitbread Book Of The Year Award for and has been translated into several languages. It was one of his.

Ted Hughes, one of the most admired and widely read of living poets, has now translated twenty-four stories from the "Metamorphoses." The result, "Tales from Ovid," is the most vigorous and supple twentieth-century version of this foundational work, at once a delight for the Latinist and an appealing introduction to Ovid for the general reader/5(K).

Tales from Ovid, which went on to win the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, continued the project of recreation with 24 passages, including the stories of Phaeton, Actaeon, Echo and Narcissus, Procne, Midas and Pyramus and Thisbe.

Anyone who may have seen the brilliant Anthony Hopkins' movie, TITUS, a movie based on Shakespeare's most Ovidian play, 'Titus Andronicus,' and one which actually features Ovid's book, and who may now have a yen to read or re-read Ovid, could do worse than take a look at Ted Hughes' reworkings, in modern idiom, of Ovid's fascinating tales.5/5(5).

Ted Hughes's Tales from Ovid (Faber Plays) by Hughes, Ted and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Description of the book "Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses": The "Metamorphoses" of Ovid stands with the great works of Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton as a classic of world poetry.

Ted Hughes, one of the most admired and widely read of living poets, has now translated twenty-four stories from the "Metamorphoses.".Ovid clearly loved life (and especially women) and his joy and humour is evident in all of the poems. Morality tales are embedded in almost all the stories, considering they are years old they all touch the heart and soul in a way that makes Ovid feel very modern.

I can understand why Shakespeare loved these poems and was inspired by them/5(51).♥ Book Title: Tales from Ovid ♣ Name Author: Ted Hughes ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: puFlrCLF7cwC Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published inHughes's three.