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Medea By Kerry Greenwood
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Sorceress, Princess of Colchis, Securer of the Golden Fleece. Her very name is a byword for infamy. Legend has it that she murdered her own children for revenge. But love in Ancient Greece was... More > often a dangerous game; and legends are not always what they seem. Medea, devoted wife of Jason, was also a loving mother, a loyal friend of Herakles and a brave adventurer with the Argonauts. A woman both betrayer and betrayed, the real story of Medea is strange, sensual and heroic.< Less
Medea By Euripides
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A tale of infidelity, child murder add self destruction. A tragedy for today, as for the audiences of the Athens of the the fifth century BC CALLENDER CLASSICAL TEXTS
Medea & Jason: Rubicon Waltz By Matthew Everett
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Medea tells her sons the tale of an epic love story gone horribly wrong – how the young adventurer Jason met the princess Medea, how the boys’ mother met their father. Medea conjures the... More > other players in the tale, unfolding the origin of the Golden Fleece, and the quest of Jason and the Argonauts. But truth is a slippery thing – depending on the person telling the story, and the reasons they’re telling it. The messier the story gets, the more variations which appear. Throughout, the goddesses and gods of legend meddle in affairs of the human heart. Medea betrayed her father and her country in order to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. She helped murder her own brother to aid their escape. Before it was all over, a giant, two kings, and a princess, among others, were dead. And depending on which version you believe, Medea’s sons die as well. But who kills them, and why?< Less
Medea & Jason: Rubicon Waltz By Matthew Everett
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Medea tells her sons the tale of an epic love story gone horribly wrong – how the young adventurer Jason met the princess Medea, how the boys’ mother met their father. Medea conjures the... More > other players in the tale, unfolding the origin of the Golden Fleece, and the quest of Jason and the Argonauts. But truth is a slippery thing – depending on the person telling the story, and the reasons they’re telling it. The messier the story gets, the more variations which appear. Throughout, the goddesses and gods of legend meddle in affairs of the human heart. Medea betrayed her father and her country in order to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. She helped murder her own brother to aid their escape. Before it was all over, a giant, two kings, and a princess, among others, were dead. And depending on which version you believe, Medea’s sons die as well. But who kills them, and why?< Less
VATE Inside Stories: Medea By Heather Maunder
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VATE Inside Stories is a collection of practical teaching notes on various literary texts and films. They are written by experienced teachers for secondary school teachers and their students (VCE... More > English), but may be useful for tertiary students as well. Each text guide contains background information and a historical background of the text and author, activities to do in class with students, a running sheet of each chapter/section/scene, a perspective on the text, text analysis, character outlines, discussion of issues and themes in the text, notes on language and style, close reading of passages/scenes, activities and essay topics. These in-depth analytical text guides help prepare students for exams, tests, essay writing and text analysis.< Less
Médéa Furiosa By Marwan Elkhoury
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Après deux mille ans d’existence, Médée se remémore sa vie, ses passions et ses crimes, rejoue devant nous ses dernières vingt-quatre heures au palais de... More > Créon et demande justice. Après deux mille ans d’histoire, comment sera-t-elle jugée par nous, spectateurs de ce début du vingt-et-unième siècle. La pièce ne le dira pas. Elle pose une question, non un verdict. A chacun de juger des crimes et des châtiments, à chacun de tirer ses conclusions.< Less
ACTIVISTS FOR FREEDOM, EQUITY AND JUSTICE with Medea Benjamin & Kevin Danaher By Michael Toms
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ACTIVISTS FOR FREEDOM, EQUITY AND JUSTICE with Medea Benjamin & Kevin Danaher
Molly Divorced By Damian Westfall
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Using the Medea tragedies of Euripides and Seneca, Damian Westfall creates a new novel, Molly Divorced. The novel is a minimalist dialogue depicting a post-modern Medea (Now Molly), whose husband,... More > Jack, abandons her for a younger woman. Betrayed, wounded, and brimming with hate she sacrifices her love for her children and kills them because she knows that this will cause the deepest pain to her ex-husband. Westfall’s debut novel, Molly Divorced, is a concise example of narrative language pared down to the minimum essentials. Standing on the shoulders of Beckett and Carver, Damian Westfall has reinvented the Medea myth in this new groundbreaking novel.< Less
The Image of Jason in Early Greek Myth By Simon Spence
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This book looks to construct a detailed portrait of the myth of the Greek hero, Jason.This involves examining all extant evidence, both literary and iconographical, for this hero up until the end of... More > the fifth century B.C.< Less
The Tale of Theseus By Tom Hewitt
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Having journeyed to Athens in search of a beautiful woman he has seen in dreams, Theseus volunteers to be sent to Crete and cast into the labyrinth, lair of the Minotaur. A lyrical drama in iambic... More > pentameter, with stage directions. Approximately 1,350 lines.< Less