A new translation of the epic Roman poem on the dynamics of change seeks to remain faithful to the author's original text and reflects Ovid's themes of speed and liveliness.
2) The Odyssey
"The first great adventure story in the Western canon, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty, and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home. In this fresh, authoritative version--the first English translation of The Odyssey by a woman--this stirring tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic comes alive in an entirely new way. Written in iambic pentameter verse...