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Women on the edge : four plays by Euripides : Alcestis, Medea, Helen, Iphigenia at Aulis

Author: Euripides; Ruby Blondell; et al
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
Series: New classical canon.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Women on the Edge is an exciting exploration of women and their roles in the work of Euripides. The four of Euripides plays covered are Medea, Alcestis, Helen and Iphigenia at Aulis.

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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations
Tragedies
Vertalingen (vorm)
Toneelstukken (teksten)
Named Person: Helen, of Troy Queen of Sparta; Iphigenia, (Mythological character); Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character); Euripides; Helen, of Troy Queen of Sparta.; Iphigenia, (Mythological character); Medea, consort of Aegeus King of Athens (Mythological character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides; Ruby Blondell; et al
ISBN: 041590773X 9780415907736 0415907748 9780415907743
OCLC Number: 906761631
Description: xv, 495 p. : illustrations, krt. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface INTRODUCTION I. Athens and Greek Culture Political History, Religion, Fate and Responsibility, Self and Other II.Athenian Tragedy: A Civic Institution Tragedy and Athenian Democracy, Audience, The Festival, Production and Performance, The Chorus, Formal Elements, Use of Myth III.Women in Athens Athenian Women and the Ideology of Gender, Women and Marriage: From Parthenos to Gune, Women and Athenian Tragedy IV.Euripides Life and Works, Ancient Reactions to Euripides, Euripides as a Playwright, Women in Euripides V.The "Afterlife" of Euripides Survival and Canonization, Textual Criticism, The Artistic Legacy FOUR PLAYS BY EURIPIDES Alcestis: Translated by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz Medea: Translated by Ruby Blondell Helen: Translated by Bella Zweig Iphigenia at Aulis: Translated by Mary-Kay Gamel Notes References
Series Title: New classical canon.
Other Titles: Alcestis
Medea
Helen
Iphigenia at Aulis
Responsibility: transl. [from the Greek] and ed. by Ruby Blondell ... [et al.].
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"I highly recommend this collection to anyone eager to encounter an innovative reading of Euripidean drama."-Monica Silveira Cyrino, University of New Mexico "Theatre Jounral, March 2003 ..."in a Read more...

 
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