• All Products
      • Paperback
      • Hardcover
      • eBook
      • Audiobook

    Medea and Other Plays

    By: Euripides

    QTY
    -+
    $10.99
     
     
    ISBN
    9780141920566
    Date Released
    Binding
    eBook
     
     

    Instant Download

    Description
    That proud, impassioned soul, so ungovernable now that she has felt the sting of injustice’‘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.John Davie’s accessible prose translation is accompanied by a general introduction and individual prefaces to each play.Previously published as Alcestis and Other Plays

    You might also like



    Accepted Payments
    QBD Proudly Supports

    Need help? Call us on (07) 3291 7444