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Mary H. Tyson
City College of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA 94112-1898)

The Influence of Ovid on Elizabethan Mythology Poetry

To research the literature of England during the last decade of the 16th century. There was a sudden revival of a genre, the mythological narrative poetry in the Ovidian manner. It had a sudden beginning and a sudden end in 1599, when church ordinances forbade the writings of satires and erotic poems.

Project fields:

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 5/31/1974