Notes, drafts, publisher's proofs and correspondence relating to Tales from Ovid.
Tales from Ovid
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 58 Add MS 88918/4/21-23
- Alternative Id.(ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000047.0x00011e
- Dates of Creation28 May 1997-1999
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 folders
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Scope and Content
Originally found in a cardboard box containing proofs of different works
Conditions Governing Access
Tales from Ovid began when Hughes translated four passages from 'Metamorphoses' in an anthology After Ovid edited by Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun (1994). He later translated an additional 20 stories. The collection was published by Faber and Faber in 1997. Hughes was awarded the Whitbread Book of the Year for Tales from Ovid in 1998.