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Euripides: Medea (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)

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This edition presents Medea, the most famous play of the Athenian tragedian Euripides, in ancient Greek, with commentary designed for university Greek classes, from second-year Greek upward. It helps students experience a classic drama as they work through the process of careful translation and gives them an appreciation of the work's artistry and its relation to its culture and performance tradition. The introduction summarizes interpretive and cultural issues raised by the play and provides background on important aspects of Greek tragedy, including language, style, and metre.

Synopsis:

This title is a comprehensive edition of this classic play aimed at second-year students and above.

Synopsis:

Medea was the most famous play of the Athenian tragedian Euripides. This edition helps students and others experience a classic drama as they work through the process of careful translation of the original Greek. The introduction summarizes interpretive and cultural issues and provides background on important aspects of Greek tragedy.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive edition of this classic play aimed at second-year students and above.

About the Author

Donald Mastronarde is Melpomene Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

General introduction; Structural elements of Greek tragedy; Language and style; Prosody and metre; MEDEA; Commentary; Appendix: Medea's great monologue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521643863
Editor:
Mastronarde, Donald
Editor:
Easterling, P. E.
Editor:
Mastronarde, Donald
Editor:
Easterling, P. E.
Author:
Easterling, P. E.
Author:
Hardie, Philip
Author:
Kenney, E. J.
Author:
Hunter, Richard
Author:
Mastronarde, Donald
Author:
Euripides
Author:
Mastronarde, Donald J.
Author:
Mastronarde, D. J.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Medea (greek mythology)
Subject:
Medea (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Subject:
Medea
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Medea (Greek mythology)--Drama Medea (Greek m
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics
Series Volume:
no. 503/504
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
442
Dimensions:
7.27x4.99x.98 in. 1.03 lbs.

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