Echo dances in The Green Forest

Dance. In Paris October 2012. Echo and Narcissus Project

Echo and Narcissus is an episode from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, a Latin mythological epic from the Augustan period. The introduction of the myth of the mountain nymph Echo into the story of Narcissus, the beautiful youth who rejected sexuality and falls in love with his own reflection, appears to have been Ovid’s invention. Ovid’s version influenced the presentation of the myth in later Western art and literature…