Producing Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' in the Early Modern Low Countries: Paratexts, Publishers, Editors, Readers (Library of the Written Word) (Hardcover)

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This book offers an analysis of paratextual infrastructures in editions of Ovid's Metamorphoses and shows how paratexts functioned as important instruments for publishers and commentators to influence readers of this ancient text.

About the Author


John Tholen studied Classics and Book History, and obtained a Ph.D. degree at Utrecht University (2019) with his research on early modern Ovidian paratexts. He currently works as the curator of special collections at Rotterdam Public Library.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789004462380
ISBN-10: 9004462384
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: August 26th, 2021
Pages: 346
Language: English
Series: Library of the Written Word