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Medea

Medea

by Robin Robertson, Euripides
     
 

A bold new translation of Euripedes’s shockingly modern classic work by Forward Prize-winning poet, Robin Robertson.
Medea has been abandoned by her husband. Jason, for whom she has sacrificed so much, has left her and their two children for a younger woman. Strong-willed and fiercely intelligent, Medea turns her formidable energies to exacting the most

Overview

A bold new translation of Euripedes’s shockingly modern classic work by Forward Prize-winning poet, Robin Robertson.
Medea has been abandoned by her husband. Jason, for whom she has sacrificed so much, has left her and their two children for a younger woman. Strong-willed and fiercely intelligent, Medea turns her formidable energies to exacting the most horrifying revenge possible on those who have injured her.

Editorial Reviews

Chicago Tribune
Accessible, but not prosaic, vivid but not overstated, poetic but not inflated...Rudall has done an excellent job.
Chicago Sun-Times
Rudall features a sharp, vivid precision edge...immediate and accessible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099511762
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
Vintage Classics
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Collier is a professor of English at the University of Maryland. The Ledge, his most recent book of poems, was a finalist for both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Georgia Ann Machemer, Ph.D. is currently a visiting assistant professor in Classics at Duke University, and a fixed-term lecturer in Classics and History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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