Euripides: Medea

Euripides: Medea

Paperback Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama

By (author) Euripides, Edited by John Harrison, Series edited by Judith Affleck

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  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 122 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 193mm x 8mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 18 May 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521644798
  • ISBN 13: 9780521644792
  • Illustrations note: index
  • Sales rank: 40,465

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Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries,including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Medea is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Medea is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

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"This handsomely produced volume tips the scales as the heavyweight among Euripidean commentaries. It is a major philological achievement, which vastly enhances understanding of the play." Justina Gregory, AJP

Table of contents

Introduction; Medea: Translation and commentary; Guide to Pronunciation of Names; Synopsis of the Play; Index.