“Ovid’s Heroides and the Augustan Principate provides an innovative, new avenue for reading the Heroides, pushing us to see the work as far more subversive than typically thought, as one that deviates from canonical narratives and creates sympathy for the powerless in the face of the powerful.”—Bartolo Natoli, Randolph-Macon College
Megan O. Drinkwater is a professor and chair of the department of classics at Agnes Scott College. She has previously published several articles on different aspects of Ovid’s work and has contributed to The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy.
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