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Medea/Hippolytus/Electra/Helen (Oxford World's Classics)

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Euripides was one of the most popular and controversial of all Greek tragedians, and his plays are marked by an independence of thought, ingenious dramatic devices, and a subtle variety of register and mood. He is also remarkable for the prominence he gave to female characters, whether heroines of virtue or vice. This new translation does full justice to Euripides's range of tone and gift of narrative. A lucid introduction provides substantial analysis of each play, complete with vital explanations of the traditions and background to Euripides's world.

Contains: Medea; Hippolytus; Electra; Helen

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

About the Author

James Morwood is Grocyn Lecturer at Wadham College, Oxford.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199537969
Author:
Euripides
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Translator:
Morwood, James
Introduction:
Hall, Edith
Editor:
Morwood, James
Author:
null, Edith
Author:
Morwood, James
Author:
Hall, Edith
Author:
null, James
Subject:
Greek & Roman
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Greek drama (Tragedy)
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 map
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.60x5.00x.70 in. .45 lbs.

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