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Medea and Other Plays

Penguin Books Ltd,
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Kurzbeschreibung

Medea, in which a spurned woman takes revenge upon her lover by killing her children, is one of the most shocking and horrific of all the Greek tragedies. Dominating the play is Medea herself, a towering and powerful figure who demonstrates Euripides' unusual willingness to give voice to a woman's case. Alcestis, a tragicomedy, is based on a magical myth in which Death is overcome, and The Children of Heracles examines the conflict between might and right, while Hippolytus deals with self-destructive integrity and moral dilemmas. These plays show Euripides transforming the awesome figures of Greek mythology into recognizable, fallible human beings.

Details

Titel: Medea and Other Plays
Autoren/Herausgeber: Euripides

ISBN/EAN: 9780141906324

Seitenzahl: 208
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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