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Ovid : Metamorphoses. / Liveley, Genevieve.

Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Literature. ed. / Ken Seigneurie. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Harvard

Liveley, G 2019, Ovid: Metamorphoses. in K Seigneurie (ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Literature. Wiley-Blackwell.

APA

Liveley, G. (2019). Ovid: Metamorphoses. In K. Seigneurie (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Literature Wiley-Blackwell.

Vancouver

Liveley G. Ovid: Metamorphoses. In Seigneurie K, editor, Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Literature. Wiley-Blackwell. 2019

Author

Liveley, Genevieve. / Ovid : Metamorphoses. Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Literature. editor / Ken Seigneurie. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019.

Bibtex

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