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EURIPIDES  was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. 

He is identified with theatrical innovations that have profoundly influenced drama down to modern times; he focused on the inner lives and motives of his characters in a way previously unknown.  He was also unique among the writers of ancient Athens for the sympathy he demonstrated towards all victims of society, including women, and his conservative male audiences were frequently shocked by the 'heresies' he put into the mouths of characters.

By Euripides, available from Currency Press - see all

Medea
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Medea

Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price

Euripides (trans. Kenneth McLeish/Frederic Raphael
 

The powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children to revenge her husband's infidelity.

Translated byFrederic Raphael & Kenneth McLeish, with an introduction by Kenneth McLeish. Also available in Greek Tragedy.





Cast : 5M, 2F, 2 children + chorus
Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-164-7 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB