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    DescriptionThis collection of essays examines the major representations of Medea in myth, art, and ancient and contemporary literature, as well as the philosophical, psychological, and cultural questions these portrayals raise. The result is a comprehensive and nuanced look at one of the most captivating mythic figures of all time.


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    Title
    Medea
    Subtitle
    Essays on Medea in Myth, Literature, Philosophy and Art
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by James J. Clauss, Edited by Sarah Iles Johnston
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 392
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 574 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780691043760
    ISBN 10: 0691043760
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSB, DSG
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A10201500
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 882.01
    B&T Approval Code: A13280000
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 2AHA
    DC22: 292.213, 292.2/13
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BL820.M37 M43 1997
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: 96008537
    Thema V1.0: DSG, NK, JBCC, DSB, QRA
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Princeton University Press
    Imprint name
    Princeton University Press
    Publication date
    12 January 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New Jersey
    Back cover copy
    ""Medea" is a model of how one goes about configuring and interpreting any of our long-lasting inheritances from Greek myth.... The richness of its subject should make this book appeal to a wide audience."--Richard P. Martin
    Table of contents
    Preface 1Medea, the Enchantress from Afar: Remarks on a Well-Known Myth 2Corinthian Medea and the Cult of Hera Akraia 3Medea as Foundation-Heroine 4Why Did Medea Kill Her Brother Apsyrtus? 5Medea as Muse: Pindar's Pythian 4 6Becoming Medea: Assimilation in Euripides 7Conquest of the Mephistophelian Nausicaa: Medea's Role in Apollonius' Redefinition of the Epic Hero 8The Metamorphosis of Ovid's Medea 9Medea among the Philosophers 10Serpents in the Soul: A Reading of Seneca's Medea 11Medea at a Shifting Distance: Images and Euripidean Tragedy 12Medea as Politician and Diva: Riding the Dragon into the Future Bibliography List of Contributors Index Locorum General Index