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Titus Andronicus, The Rape of Lucrece and Their Ovidian Influence

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SUPERVISOR: Dr. Gordon Jones
APPOINTED READERS: Dr. Gordon Jones; Dr. Peter Ayers; Dr. Linda Vecchi
GRADE AWARDED: 90%

SUMMARY:
This 2007 study concerns the influence of Roman poet Ovid (43 BC - AD 17/18) on two particular works by William Shakespeare: the tragedy Titus Andronicus (c. 1593) and the narrative poem The Rape of Lucrece (1594). It was submitted in partial fulfillment of the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours) in English Language and Literature (Drama Specialization) and Greek and Roman Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

SUBJECT HEADINGS:
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616 -- Titus Andronicus
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616 -- Rape of Lucrece
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Literature
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616 -- Sources
Ovid -- 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Influence
Ovid -- 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616
Rape of Lucrece (Shakespeare, William)
Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare, William)
Art
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)