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Medea

Euripides, in a New Version by Rachel Cusk

Medea( )
Author: Eurípides,
Adapted by: Cusk, Rachel
Series title:Oberon Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78319-887-0
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:Oberon Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $17.99
Book Description:

A powerful new version of the Greek classic, which cuts to the heart of the gender politics in Euripides' original.

Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: Drama / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.7 x 20.955 x 0.635 cm
Book Weight:0.14 Kilograms
Author Biography
Eurípides (Author)
Euripides was born in Attica, Greece probably in 480 B.C. He was the youngest of the three principal fifth-century tragic poets. In his youth he cultivated gymnastic pursuits and studied philosophy and rhetoric. Soon after he received recognition for a play that he had written, Euripides left Athens for the court of Archelaus, king of Macedonia.

Fragments of about fifty-five plays survive. Among his best-known plays are Alcestis, Medea and Philoctetes, Electra, Iphigenia in Tauris, The Trojan Women, and Iphigenia in Aulis Iphigenia. He died in Athens in 406 B.C.

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