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Medea [ Ouvrage] / Euripides ; with introduction, translation and commentary by Judith Mossman

Publication : Oxford : Aris and Phillips, cop. 2011 Description : 1 vol. (viii-392 p.) ; 21 cmCollection : Aris and Phillips classical textsISBN : 978-0-85668-788-4.Langue : Anglais ; Grec Ancien.Pays : Royaume Uni. Auteur principal: Euripide (0480-0406 av. J.-C.) Autres auteurs: Mossman, Judith. Editeur.Résumé : Jason, in exile in Corinth, is marrying the king's daughter. It looks as though his problems are over, though it's hard on Medea, who has betrayed her family for him, followed him all the way from Colchis, killed for him, and borne him two sons. Euripides' "Medea" is a compelling study of love turned to hatred and a rejected woman's burning desire for revenge. Its central, shocking, act of infanticide comes as the climax of a psychological thriller in which Euripides' dramaturgical skills are shown at their finest and the audience's emotions are ruthlessly manipulated. Medea's conflicting urges and her dazzling rhetoric have exercised an enduring fascination over audiences and readers since the play was first performed in 431 BC. This edition examines a wide range of aspects of the play, including text, performance, interpretation, Euripides' sources, other lost plays about Medea and Euripides' portrayal of character and gender..Sujets:tragédie -- littérature -- mythologie grecque -- grec (langue) Chrono: Ve siècle av. J.-C OEuvres: Médée E Mots libres: commentaire critique -- tragédies grecques .
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TXT PA3973.M4. M6 2011 (Browse shelf) Available Biblio agreg 2012-2016 073246

Texte en grec ancien avec traduction anglaise en regard, commentaire en anglais

Gloss. p. [371]-373. Bibliogr. p. [374]-383. Index p. [384]-392

Jason, in exile in Corinth, is marrying the king's daughter. It looks as though his problems are over, though it's hard on Medea, who has betrayed her family for him, followed him all the way from Colchis, killed for him, and borne him two sons. Euripides' "Medea" is a compelling study of love turned to hatred and a rejected woman's burning desire for revenge. Its central, shocking, act of infanticide comes as the climax of a psychological thriller in which Euripides' dramaturgical skills are shown at their finest and the audience's emotions are ruthlessly manipulated. Medea's conflicting urges and her dazzling rhetoric have exercised an enduring fascination over audiences and readers since the play was first performed in 431 BC. This edition examines a wide range of aspects of the play, including text, performance, interpretation, Euripides' sources, other lost plays about Medea and Euripides' portrayal of character and gender.

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