JOHN DRYDEN, "THE PREFACE TO OVID'S EPISTLES" (1680)

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TTT, « JOHN DRYDEN, "THE PREFACE TO OVID'S EPISTLES" (1680) », Le traducteur traduit, ID : 10670/1.w6uvcg


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Read the French translation of the text Download the bilingual version of the text (pdf) Ovid’s Epistles can in many ways be said to mark a turning point in John Dryden’s literary career. When the young publisher Jacob Tonson approached him to contribute to a miscellany edition of Ovid translations, Dryden was at the height of his reputation, as Poet Laureate and critic. Ovid’s Epistles marks at once the beginning of Dryden’s late and prolific career as a translator of the classics, and that ...

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