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Unbinding Medea : interdisciplinary approaches to a classical myth from antiquity to the 21st century

Author: Heike Bartel; Anne Simon
Publisher: London : Legenda, 2010.
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Named Person: Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character); Médée, (mythologie grecque).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heike Bartel; Anne Simon
ISBN: 9781906540531 1906540535
OCLC Number: 640085473
Description: xvi, 336 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Medea, meetings in borderland / Heike Bartel and Anne Simon --
Medea and the mind of the murderer / Edith Hall --
How Medea moves : versions of a myth in Apollonius and elsewhere / Richard Buxton --
A stranger in a strange land : Medea in Roman Republican tragedy / Robert Cowan --
The representation of Medea in the Roman house / Margherita Carucci --
'A new Medea' in late medieval French narratives / Catherine Léglu --
Changing perceptions : Medea as paradigm of the ideal marriage / Ekaterini Kepetzis --
Medea, Frederick Sandys, and the aesthetic moment / Elizabeth Prettejohn --
John McNaughton's Wild things : pop culture echoes of Medea in the 1990s / John Thorburn --
Retrospectively Medea : the infanticidal mother in Alejandro Amenábar's film The others / Isabelle Torrance --
Revolutionary Medea / Amy Wygant --
Transformations of Medea on the eighteenth-century German stage / Yixu Lü --
Dressing the 'other', dressing the 'self' : clothing in the Medea dramas of Euripides and Franz Grillparzer / Heike Bartel --
Jay Scheib's The Medea as postdramatic performance / Peter A. Campbell --
Three Medeas from modern Ireland / Brian Arkins --
Giving birth to a new woman : Italian women playwrights' revisions of Medea / Daniela Cavallaro --
Myth and ritual in The hungry woman : a Mexican Medea : Cherríe Moraga's Xicana-Indígena interpretation of Euripides' Medea / Paula Straile-Costa --
Cultural imperialism and infanticide in Pasolini's Medea / Ivar Kvistad --
Mediation or refraction? : Marie Luise Kaschnitz's edition and reception of Grillparzer's Medea / Anthony Bushell --
The maternal contract in Beloved and Medea / Hilary Emmett --
'A thoroughly modern Medea' : the fear of female insubordination in Euripides' Medea and contemporary legislative policy / Angela J. Burns --
Legal myth-making : Medea and the legal representation of the feminine 'other' / Edward Phillips --
Fatal outcomes of fabricated or induced illness : a modern Medea / Terence Stephenson --
The Medea gene / Laurence D. Hurst.
Responsibility: edited by Heike Bartel and Anne Simon.

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