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coming of vertumnus

and other stories

by Watson, Ian

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Published by Victor Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIan Watson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6073.A863 C56 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL848297M
    ISBN 100575057661, 0575057742
    LC Control Number95127671
    OCLC/WorldCa30737239

    Vertumnus and Pomona Camille Claudel ( ) White marble on red marble base. H. 91 cm ; W. cm ; D. cm. S Signed on the back of the base: Camille Claudel. Entitled: Vertumnus and Pomon. This sculpture was executed in various media and was given various titles. Pomona and Vertumnus. Pomona, the beautiful wood nymph cared nothing for the woods but cared only for her fruit filled gardens and orchards. Pomona fenced her garden so the rude young men couldn't trample her plants and vines. She kept her orchards closed because she wanted to rid of the men who were attracted to her good looks.

    One day he came in the guise of an old woman, her gray hair surmounted with a cap, and a staff in her hand. She entered the garden and admired the fruit. “It does you credit, my dear,” she said, and kissed her, not exactly with an old woman’s kiss. She sat down on a bank, and looked up at the. Vertumnus was the god of seasonal change and plant growth, in Roman mythology. A festival called the Vertumnalia was held in his honour on 13 August. He was a shapeshifter, who took the shape of an old woman, in order to speak to the young goddess then managed to .

    TheVertumnusElegyandPropertiusBookFV^ CHRISSHEA ,onthesurface,atleast,isassmoothandwell-behavedanelegyasever Propertiuswrote:thetransitions. Summary. The Greeks gather to decide whether Ulysses or Ajax is more worthy of receiving Achilles' armor. Ajax represents his case first, emphasizing his role in battling Hector and his status as Achilles' cousin. Ajax suggests that the arms be set in the middle of the enemy's ranks and whoever can recover them be allowed to keep them.


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The Coming of Vertumnus and Other Stories. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:Watson, Ian. Book Condition:VERYGOOD. World of Books USA was founded in All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

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Read "The Coming of Vertumnus And Other Stories" by Ian Watson available from Rakuten Kobo. A collection of science-fiction short stories by the author of "Lucky's Harvest". They feature dozens of chara Brand: Orion Publishing Group.

Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast. Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. General Information. About the Kirkus Prize Kirkus Prize Judges. Magazine. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since Another agreeably eclectic collection of 11 stories from Watson (Stalin's Teardrops,etc.).

The two longest entries are among the best: the title piece, a whimsical commentary on sex, art, and eco-terrorism that twists darkly into frightening speculation on brainwashing via designer drugs; and ``Nanoware Time,'' in which familiar Watson concerns--life after death, psi powers, aliens.

Get this from a library. The coming of vertumnus: and other stories. [Ian Watson] -- The 11 stories include Nanoware Time, which is on life after death, and Virtually Lucid Lucy, which is on virtual reality.

The title story is on eco-terrorism. By the author of Stalin's Teardrops. The Coming of Vertumnus: And Other Stories Ian Watson, Author Victor Gollancz $27 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Watson (Lucky's Harvest) is an often.

View all covers for The Coming of Vertumnus (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Brian Stableford () in. In Roman mythology, Vertumnus (Latin pronunciation: [ˈwɛrtʊmnʊs]; also Vortumnus or Vertimnus) is the god of seasons, change and plant growth, as well as gardens and fruit trees.

He could change his form at will; using this power, according to Ovid's Metamorphoses (xiv), he tricked Pomona into talking to him by disguising himself as an old woman and gaining entry to her orchard, then using.

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Advising Pomona to avoid such a fate, Vertumnus donned his proper form, that of a handsome young man, and Pomona, moved by the story and his beauty, yielded and became his wife.

Vertumnus had a statue in the Tuscan Way in Rome, and a temple. His festival, the Vortumnalia, was held on the 23d of August, when the summer began to wane. Metamorphoses Book Pomona and Vertumnus. Pomona was a wood nymph devoted to her garden.

She would let no one enter without her permission, and she especially had no interest in men. Vertumnus loved Pomona, and he would disguise himself to enter her garden. As an old woman, he tried to convince Pomona to marry the Vertumnus, the god of the.

Watson, Ian. THE COMING OF THE VERTUMNUS AND OTHER STORIES. London: Victor Gollancz, []. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects eleven stories. A fine copy in fine dust jacket.

The Year's Best Science Fiction book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Year's Best Science Fiction: Tenth Annual Collection” as Want to Read: The Coming of Vertumnus by Ian Watson - pornographic vegetable portraits.

Grownups by Ian R. MacLeod - very weird and creepy4/5. The Myth of Vertumnus and Pomona The story of Vertumnus and Pomona is featured in the book entitled 'The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes' by Thomas Bulfinch. Thomas Bulfinch's study of Greek and Roman Mythology, was first published in Vertumnus and Pomona - A Myth with a Moral.

Vertumnus Facts and Figures. Name: Vertumnus Pronunciation: Coming soon Alternative names: Gender: Male Type: God Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present.

In charge of: Fruit Area of expertise: Fruit. Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present Popularity index: The tale of Pomona and Vertumnus in Book 14 occupies a significant place in Ovid's Metamorphoses as the last love-story of the poem.

It has also been called the first exclusively Latin tale.1 This tale has been interpreted by David Littlefield as representing the movement from rape to mutual desire. The Coming of Vertumnus in the Other Fiction category was sold for R on 17 Aug at by Bucket of Books in Cape Town (ID).Vertumnus And Pomona: Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book 14 [v.

] poem by Alexander Pope. The fair Pomona flourishd in his reignOf all the Virgins of the /5.Vertumnus and Pomona is a story of seduction and deception from Ovid's Metamorphoses, a popular source of imagery for 17 th century Dutch painters.

Vertumnus, the Roman god of seasons and change, assumed multiple guises as he attempted to woo the recalcitrant wood nymph Pomona.