Euripides – Medea



Paperback, Oxford World’s Classics, 224 pages
Published November 19th 1998 by Oxford University Press (first published -431)
Original Title Μήδεια / Ἱππόλυτος / Ἠλέκτρα / Ἑλένη
ISBN13: 9780192824424

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Euripides was one of the most popular and controversial of all Greek tragedians, and his plays are marked by an independence of thought, ingenious dramatic devices, and a subtle variety of register and mood. He is also remarkable for the prominence he gave to female characters, whether heroines of virtue or vice. This new translation does full justice to Euripides’s range of tone and gift of narrative. A lucid introduction provides substantial analysis of each play, complete with vital explanations of the traditions and background to Euripides’s world.

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