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ISBN 10 : 9780691215082
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Download or read book Medea PDF or another Format written by James J. Clauss and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2020-07-07 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the dawn of European literature, the figure of Medea--best known as the helpmate of Jason and murderer of her own children--has inspired artists in all fields throughout all centuries. Euripides, Seneca, Corneille, Delacroix, Anouilh, Pasolini, Maria Callas, Martha Graham, Samuel Barber, and Diana Rigg are among the many who have given Medea life on stage, film, and canvas, through music and dance, from ancient Greek drama to Broadway. In seeking to understand the powerful hold Medea has had on our imaginations for nearly three millennia, a group of renowned scholars here 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. Unlike most mythic figures, whose attributes remain constant throughout mythology, Medea is continually changing in the wide variety of stories that circulated during antiquity. She appears as enchantress, helper-maiden, infanticide, fratricide, kidnapper, founder of cities, and foreigner. Not only does Medea's checkered career illuminate the opposing concepts of self and other, it also suggests the disturbing possibility of otherness within self. In addition to the editors, the contributors include Fritz Graf, Nita Krevans, Jan Bremmer, Dolores M. O'Higgins, Deborah Boedeker, Carole E. Newlands, John M. Dillon, Martha C. Nussbaum, Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood, and Marianne McDonald.


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ISBN 10 : 9781849436700
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Download or read book Medea PDF or another Format written by Euripides, and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 1997-12-22 with total page 78 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'What I intend to do is wrong, but the rage of my heart is stronger than my reason – that is the cause of all men’s foulest crimes.' Medea is the archetypal wronged woman driven to despair. When uncontrollable anger is unleashed, the obsessed mind’s capacity for revenge knows no bounds. Introduction by Nicholas Dromgoole


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ISBN 10 : 0521823730
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ISBN 10 : 9780199602087
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Download or read book Seneca: Medea PDF or another Format written by Lucius Annaeus Seneca and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2014 with total page 481 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A full-scale critical edition of Medea, offering a new Latin text, English verse translation designed for performance and study, and detailed commentary of the play, elucidating the text dramatically and philologically, and locating it in its contemporary historical and theatrical context and in ensuing literary and dramatic traditions.


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ISBN 10 : 9780231508643
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ISBN 10 : 9780816074983
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ISBN 10 : 061810724X
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ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822037135316
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ISBN 10 : 0415300703
Pages : 147 pages
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Download or read book Medea PDF or another Format written by Emma Griffiths and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2006 with total page 147 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Both visual and literary, this indispensable guide to the fascinating mythical figure of Medea gives access to the latest critical thinking in the field, brings into focus previously unexplored themes, and provides an incisive introduction to the story and the ideology of ancient Greece.


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ISBN 10 : 9780520362697
Pages : 208 pages
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ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106005149189
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Download or read book Euripides, Medea PDF or another Format written by John Ferguson and published by . This book was released on 1979 with total page 36 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In a series of workshops, the acclaimed actress Fiona Shaw, together with some drama students, explore some of the ways in which the violent play of revenge and murder of Euripides might be realized for a modern audience. Two scenes in particular are rehearsed using a variety of techniques to help the actors realize the power of the words of Euripides.


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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015028939737
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Download or read book Normand Lockwood PDF or another Format written by Kay Norton and published by Composers of North America. This book was released on 1993 with total page 529 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this extensive biography, author Kay Norton discusses Lockwood's consistent success as a composer in the academic world, his progressive incorporation of the many musical languages that have influenced American composers in this century, his special insight into the relationship between music, performer, and medium, and the disparity between his abundant compositional gifts and his relative obscurity today.