A Companion to Ovid is a comprehensive overview of one of the most influential poets of classical antiquity.
Features more than 30 newly commissioned chapters by noted scholars writing in their areas of specialization
Illuminates various aspects of Ovid's work, such as production, genre, and style
Presents interpretive essays on key poems and collections of poems
Includes detailed discussions of Ovid's primary literary influences and his reception in English literature
Provides a chronology of key literary and historical events during Ovid's lifetime
Peter E. Knox is Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado. His publications include Ovid's Metamorphoses and the Traditions of Augustan Poetry (1986) and Ovid, Heroides: Select Epistles (1995), as well as many articles on a wide range of topics in Greek and Roman literature.