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Old 02-15-2018, 10:56 PM
John Isbell John Isbell is online now
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Allen: "Ovid's writing about his transmigration to Tomis uses every cliche available to establish rapport with his readers. Shameless appropriation from anything going. Exaggeration. All marketing."
I think we are making the same point here.
Also, I'm glad to hear you have a copy of the book. :-)

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Old 02-16-2018, 08:26 AM
Allen Tice Allen Tice is offline
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I am glad too. I plan to spend my time rereading it and taking copious notes in the next week before Greek Orthodox Valentine's Day.
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