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Medea. The text edited with introd. and commentary by Euripides

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsPage, D. L. Sir.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3973 M4 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination190p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15110654M

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Apr 10,  · The plot of the Greek poet Euripides' Medea tragedy is convoluted and messy, rather like its antihero, Medea. It was first performed at the Dionysian Festival in BCE, where it famously won third (last) prize against entries by Sophocles and Euphorion. One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of 4/5(10). Medea, is a story of betrayal and vengeance. Medea, incensed that her husband Jason would leave her for another after the many sacrifices she has made for him, murders both his new bride and their own children in revenge. It is an excellent example of the prominence and complexity that Euripides gave to female characters. "Robin Robertson has given us a Medea fit for our times; his elegant and lucid free translation of Euripides' masterpiece manages the trick of sounding wholly contemporary but never merely 'modern' -- and will be an especially lucky discovery for those encountering the play for the first time." -- Don Paterson, winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Poetry AwardReleased on: October 06,