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One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Having married Medea and fathered her two children, Jason abandons her for a more favorable match, never suspecting the terrible revenge she will take.

Euripides' masterly portrayal of the motives fiercely driving Medea's pursuit of vengeance for her husband's insult and betrayal has held theater audiences spellbound for more than twenty centuries. Rex Warner's authoritative translation brings this great classic of world literature vividly to life.

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A play of psychologically and physically murderous vengeance, Medea is one of the most powerful and perennially produced of all ancient drama.

Synopsis:

One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, masterfully portraying the fierce motives driving Medea's pursuit of vengeance for her husband's insult and betrayal. Authoritative Rex Warner translation.

Synopsis:

One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea — whom he marries and eventually abandons. Authoritative Rex Warner translation.

Synopsis:

One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, masterfully portraying Medea’s pursuit of vengeance. Warner translation.

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ISBN:
9780486275482
Translator:
Warner, Rex
Author:
Warner, Rex
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Euripides
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Continental european drama (dramatic works by
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
Medea (greek mythology)
Subject:
Medea (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Subject:
Medea
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Subject:
Greek & Roman
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
A
Publication Date:
19930431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.14 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 64 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486275482 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A play of psychologically and physically murderous vengeance, Medea is one of the most powerful and perennially produced of all ancient drama.
"Synopsis" by ,
One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, masterfully portraying the fierce motives driving Medea's pursuit of vengeance for her husband's insult and betrayal. Authoritative Rex Warner translation.
"Synopsis" by ,
One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea — whom he marries and eventually abandons. Authoritative Rex Warner translation.
"Synopsis" by ,
One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, masterfully portraying Medea’s pursuit of vengeance. Warner translation.
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