THE MYTH OF APOLLO AND DAPHNE FROM OVID TO QUEVEDO : LOVE, AGON, AND THE GROTESQUE.
Barnard, Mary E.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1987. First edition 210p., facsimile, index, bibl., boards, dust jacket. Fine Hardcover 0822307014 The transformation of the myth of Apollo and Daphne in literary treatments from Ovid through the Spanish Golden Age are studied in theme and variation, showing how the protean figures of the myth meant different things to different ages. The Myth of Apollo and Daphne focuses on the themes of love, agon, and the grotesque and their transformations as the writers, through a kind of artificial mythopoeia. Letter to Bernardo Gicovate from the author laid in. author's inscription to Gicovate on title page. (Item ID: 168981)