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.
- Paperback | 122 pages
- 137.16 x 193.04 x 7.62mm | 158.76g
- 18 May 2000
- CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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.