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Black Medea: Adaptations for Modern Plays


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Black Medea: Adaptations for Modern Plays - Wetmore, Kevin J (Editor)
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Euripides' Medea is one of the most popular Greek tragedies in the contemporary theatre. Numerous modern adaptations see the play as painting a picture of the struggle of the powerless under the powerful, of women against men, of foreigners versus natives. The play has been adapted into colonial and historical contexts to lend its powerful resonances to issues of current import. Black Medea is an anthology of six adaptations of the Euripidean tragedy by contemporary American playwrights that present Medea as a woman of ...

Black Medea: Adaptations for Modern Plays 2013, Cambria Press

ISBN-13: 9781604978650