Ovid's Pygmalion myth : conceptions of the image in Greek myth and philosophy (thesis)
McCurdy, Caitlin Grace
Washington and Lee University -- Honors in Classics
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Sources
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Thesis; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]Caitlin Grace McCurdy is a member of the Class of 2011 of Washington and Lee University.The purpose of this paper is to examine Ovid's Pygmalion myth in light of the mythic and philosophic conventions that he inherits. Outlining the mythic tradition set forth by the Greeks will illuminate the patterns established and in this way help identify the elements Ovid adheres to, but also changes in his myth about Pygmalion.Caitlin McCurdy
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