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The Resource Readings on Medea, Don Nardo, book editor

Readings on Medea, Don Nardo, book editor

Label
Readings on Medea
Title
Readings on Medea
Statement of responsibility
Don Nardo, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
882/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3973.M4
LC item number
R43 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Greenhaven Press literary companion to world literature
Label
Readings on Medea, Don Nardo, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-139) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Euripides and Medea -- Characters -- Play in mythic context : Medea's and Jason's earlier adventures -- 1. Plot, structure, and literary devices of Medea -- Story told in Medea / Siegfried Melchinger ; Play is structured around scenes of confrontation / John Ferguson ; Euripides enriches the text with a reference to another child killer / Rick M. Newton ; Use of the deus ex machina / H.D.F. Kitto ; Ancient and modern criticisms of the play / Peter D. Arnott -- 2. Themes and ideas explored in the play -- Euripides prophecies a world of violence and discord / Bernard Knox ; Misogyny in Medea / Eva Cantarella ; Play explores social conflict between men and women / Sue Blundell ; Dramatization of the problems of domestic life / Werner Jaeger -- 3. Medea and other major characters -- Characters are brilliantly drawn / Gilbert Norwood ; Medea the master manipulator / Eleanor Wilner ; Medea as a classic tragic hero / Bernard Knox -- 4. Later adaptations and productions of Medea -- Roman version of Medea sympathizes with Jason / Meyer Reinhold ; Modern production of Medea effectively exploits real landscapes / Jan Kott ; Play's success now rests on the actress in the title role / Karelisa V. Hartigan ; Film version depicts Medea's barbarous background / Jon Solomon
Control code
4448129
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780737704037
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00026429
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm43569396
  • (OCoLC)43569396
Label
Readings on Medea, Don Nardo, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-139) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Euripides and Medea -- Characters -- Play in mythic context : Medea's and Jason's earlier adventures -- 1. Plot, structure, and literary devices of Medea -- Story told in Medea / Siegfried Melchinger ; Play is structured around scenes of confrontation / John Ferguson ; Euripides enriches the text with a reference to another child killer / Rick M. Newton ; Use of the deus ex machina / H.D.F. Kitto ; Ancient and modern criticisms of the play / Peter D. Arnott -- 2. Themes and ideas explored in the play -- Euripides prophecies a world of violence and discord / Bernard Knox ; Misogyny in Medea / Eva Cantarella ; Play explores social conflict between men and women / Sue Blundell ; Dramatization of the problems of domestic life / Werner Jaeger -- 3. Medea and other major characters -- Characters are brilliantly drawn / Gilbert Norwood ; Medea the master manipulator / Eleanor Wilner ; Medea as a classic tragic hero / Bernard Knox -- 4. Later adaptations and productions of Medea -- Roman version of Medea sympathizes with Jason / Meyer Reinhold ; Modern production of Medea effectively exploits real landscapes / Jan Kott ; Play's success now rests on the actress in the title role / Karelisa V. Hartigan ; Film version depicts Medea's barbarous background / Jon Solomon
Control code
4448129
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780737704037
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00026429
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm43569396
  • (OCoLC)43569396

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