Start reading Medea and Other Plays on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here or start reading now with a free Kindle Reading App.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.
Medea and Other Plays
 
 

Medea and Other Plays [Kindle Edition]

Euripides , Philip Vellacott

Print List Price: £7.46
Kindle Price: £2.99 includes VAT* & free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet
You Save: £4.47 (60%)
* Unlike print books, digital books are subject to VAT.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition £2.48  
Kindle Edition, 26 July 1973 £2.99  
School & Library Binding --  
Paperback £7.43  


Product Description

Product Description

Medea, in which a spurned woman takes revenge upon her lover by killing her children, is one of the most shocking and horrific of all the Greek tragedies. Dominating the play is Medea herself, a towering and powerful figure who demonstrates Euripides' unusual willingness to give voice to a woman's case. Alcestis, a tragicomedy, is based on a magical myth in which Death is overcome, and The Children of Heracles examines the conflict between might and right, while Hippolytus deals with self-destructive integrity and moral dilemmas. These plays show Euripides transforming the awesome figures of Greek mythology into recognizable, fallible human beings.

Product details


More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 3.0 out of 5 stars  1 review
3.0 out of 5 stars Good overall quality and price!!! 27 Oct 2010
By keekee769 - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Good quality, good price...just a lil hard to read and follow...also unfortunately a few glitches in grammar but it was useful for the need...happy for the quick shipping!!
Was this review helpful?   Let us know

Popular Highlights

 (What's this?)
&quote;
We were born women – useless for honest purposes, But in all kinds of evil skilled practitioners. &quote;
Highlighted by 7 Kindle users
&quote;
Still more, a foreign woman, coming among new laws, New customs, needs the skill of magic, to find out What her home could not teach her, how to treat the man Whose bed she shares. &quote;
Highlighted by 7 Kindle users
&quote;
I know this from experience: because I am clever, They are jealous; while the rest dislike me. After all, I am not so clever as all that. &quote;
Highlighted by 6 Kindle users

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category