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Medea

Author: Euripides.; Alan Elliott
Publisher: [London] : Oxford University Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Medea is the archetypal wronged women driven to despair. When uncontrollable anger is unleashed, the obsessed mind's capacity for revenge knows no bounds.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Euripides.
Medea.
[London] Oxford University Press, 1969
(OCoLC)603912057
Named Person: Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character); Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides.; Alan Elliott
ISBN: 0199120064 9780199120062
OCLC Number: 75689
Notes: Text in Greek, notes and commentary in English.
Description: vi, 165 pages : frontispiece ; 19 cm
Contents: TEXT AND NOTES; COMMENTARY; PERIEGESIS; 1. Myth and Medea; 2. The Dramatic Background; A. The festival and the state; B. The production; C. The origin of tragedy; 3. The Historical Background; 4. Euripides and the Medea; 5. Medea in Later Art and Literature; 6. The Language of Tragedy; 7. The Verse; 8. The Text; NOTE TO SCHOLARS AND TEACHERS; VOCABULARY
Responsibility: Euripides ; edited by Alan Elliott.

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Medea is the archetypal wronged women driven to despair. When uncontrollable anger is unleashed, the obsessed mind's capacity for revenge knows no bounds.

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"It is the best text for this [graduate and advanced undergraduate] level I have ever encountered in many years of teaching Greek Tragedy."--Joseph F. Desmond, Tufts University"An ideal introduction Read more...

 
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