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Virgil’s Anna: Unanima Soror
The present study concerns Anna, the sister of Dido in Book Four of Virgil’s foundational, Roman epic poem, the Aeneid. I analyze the intertextual relationship Anna’s character shares with the nurse figure of tragedy, and ...
Howling: Hecuba in Ovid’s Metamorphoses XIII and Beyond
Hecuba, the ill-fated Queen of Troy, appears in significant literature from Homer’s Iliad to Shakespeare’s Hamlet. While the Hecuba of Euripidean tragedy has warranted much attention, Ovid's rendering of her in epic poetry ...