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Bugbears in Apollo's Cell: Metamorphoses of Character in Drayton's Idea and Daniel's Delia

Kambaskovic-Sawyers, Danijela


Samuel Daniel and Michael Drayton remodel Ovid's Metamorphoses in original ways to build complex, contradictory first-person speakers for their sonnet sequences Delia and Idea, creating fresh voices to engage the reader and place the writing process on display. Daniel's and Drayton's use of Ovidian subtext in character-building relates strongly to their cultural context, including the work of other contemporary mythographers, themes appearing in contemporary narrative genres, and, in Michael...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Parergon
DOI: 10.1353/pgn.0.0038


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