Additional Resources for Medea by Euripides

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Barlow,S A imagery of Euripides ,Methuin 1971.A schlolarly examination of the images and advices in Eunpidean drama, finding Eunpides thin in meta-phonc images but rich in visual detail.

Conacher, D. J. "The Medea," in his Eunpidean Drama: Myth, Theme, and Structure, University of Toronto Press, 1967.

An analysis of the motivations and psychological forces driving Medea and the intertwining of folk motifs with the familiar myth of Jason and Medea as well as deviations Eunpides's from the prevailing mythical versions.

Dodds, E. R The Greeks and the Irrational, University of California Press, 1951.

A convincing argument that irrationalism played as much of a role in ancient Greek culture as did rationalism.

Easterlmg, P. E. "The Infanticide in Euripides's Medea," in Yale Classical Studies, Vol. 25,1977.

A scholarly examination of Eunpides's decision to have Medea murder her own children, a departure from the Greek myth as his audience would have known...

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