Sunday, February 5, 2012

Ovid in and as collage

This random assortment contains many of the images used on this blog. It could also suggest a way to think of Ovid's poem -- on one hand, its books are full of thematic and formal symmetries and continuities. On the other hand, its restless energy refuses to stay within one place, one tale, one people, one time. The effect as we enter Book 8, the center of the poem, is not unlike a collage:

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