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Euripides: Medea / Edition 1

Euripides: Medea / Edition 1

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by William Allan
     
 

ISBN-10: 071563187X

ISBN-13: 9780715631874

Pub. Date: 10/31/2002

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Euripides' "Medea" is one of the greatest and most influential Greek tragedies. This book outlines the development of the Medea myth before Euripides and explores his uniquely powerful version from various angles. There are chapters on the play's relationship to the gender politics of fifth-century Athens, Medea's status as a barbarian, and the complex moral and

Overview

Euripides' "Medea" is one of the greatest and most influential Greek tragedies. This book outlines the development of the Medea myth before Euripides and explores his uniquely powerful version from various angles. There are chapters on the play's relationship to the gender politics of fifth-century Athens, Medea's status as a barbarian, and the complex moral and emotional impact of her revenge. Particular attention is paid to the tragic effect of Medea's great monologue and the significance of her role as a divine avenger. The book ends by considering the varied and fascinating reception of Euripides' play from antiquity to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715631874
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
10/31/2002
Series:
Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Festival, Myth, and Play
2. Husbands and Wives
3. Greeks and Others
4. Medea’s Revenge
5. Mullti-Medea Notes Guide to Further Reading Glossary Chronology Index

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