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Readers and Writers in Ovid's HeroidesTransgressions of Genre and Gender$
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Efrossini Spentzou

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780199255689

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255689.001.0001

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A Splintery Frame: the Heroides as Short Stories

A Splintery Frame: the Heroides as Short Stories

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(p.161) 6 A Splintery Frame: the Heroides as Short Stories
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Readers and Writers in Ovid's Heroides
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Efrossini Spentzou

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255689.003.0007

This chapter explores the Heroides as short stories. It addresses aspects of brevity that involve more than Quellenforschung; brevity, as envisaged here, works as a catalyst that sets off a complex war of supremacy within the collection. The heroines' short stories reveal the heroines' daring protest against the mega-narratives of the past, but their fervent rhetoric also encompasses their creator.

Keywords:   Heroides, Ovid, myth, short stories, brevity, heroines

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