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Medea (Emma Griffiths) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 2006) 9780415300698

Title: Medea

Author: Griffiths, Emma

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2006

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415300698

Volumes: 1; Pages: 192

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Emma Griffiths brings into focus previously unexplored themes of the Medea myth, along with providing an incisive introduction to the story and its history. Placed within its context, the tale reveals fascinating insights into ancient Greece and its ideology, the importance of children, the role of women, and the position of the outsider and barbarian.


1. Introducing Medea

2. Mythology and Sources

3. Key Themes: Origins, Folktale and Structuralism

4. Key Themes: Witchcraft, Children and Divinity

5. Key Themes: Ethinicity, Gender and Philosophy

6. Euripides' Version of Myth

7. Myth about Myth: From Greece to Rome

8. Medea Afterwards: Medea after Greece and Rome

9. Medea Afterwards: Medea in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Guide to Further Reading


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