Euripides Medea (Hackett Classics)

ISBN 13: 9780872209237

Medea (Hackett Classics)

3.84 avg rating
( 45,562 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780872209237: Medea (Hackett Classics)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This is the Medea we have been waiting for. It offers clarity without banality, eloquence without pretension, meter without doggerel, accuracy without clumsiness. No English Medea can ever be Euripides', but this is as close as anyone has come so far, and a good deal closer than I thought anyone would ever come. Arnson Svarlien has shown herself exceedingly skillful in making Euripides sound Euripidean.--David M. Schaps, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Critical acclaim for the Arnson Svarlien & Mitchell-Boyask Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus, also available from Hackett Publishing Company:

"The excellent Introduction by Robin Mitchell-Boyask displays an admirable command of up-to-date scholarship and judiciously leaves controversial matters open to one's own interpretation. Arnson Svarlien's verse translation has both elegance and power--it reads well, not just to the eye, but (happily for the director and actors) also to the ear."
-- Ian Storey, Department of Classics, Trent University

"Mitchell-Boyask's Introduction gives the reader a lively and accessible overview of Euripides' life, the circumstances of the original performances, and critical debate on the three plays. Footnotes to the translations provide students with useful background without over-burdening the text.

"The translations themselves are lively, vigorous, colorful, and direct, while remaining very close to the Greek; I laughed out loud more than once when I realized that, yes, this was exactly what Euripides had said. Arnson Svarlien has also taken care with the meter. Iambic trimeter, the 'spoken' meter of Greek, has been represented with iambic pentameter in English; but even in the lyric passages, whose meters do not translate into English, responsion within odes has been preserved. Yet all of this attention to such details of meter and accuracy sacrifices nothing in clarity or pace. Arnson Svarlien's translations are an ideal introduction to Euripides for students with no Greek and little knowledge of the ancient world. They remind me of why I love Euripides."
- Laurel Bowman, Department of Classics, University of Victoria

Diane Arnson Svarlien is Visiting Associate Professor of Classics, Georgetown College.

Robin Mitchell-Boyask is Associate Professor of Classics, Temple University.

About the Author:

Diane Arnson Svarlien earned her PhD in Classics at The University of Texas at Austin and lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Robin Mitchell-Boyask is Professor of Classics, Temple University.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 9.50
US$ 11.66

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Euripides
Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the Medea we have been waiting for. It offers clarity without banality, eloquence without pretension, meter without doggerel, accuracy without clumsiness. No English Medea can ever be Euripides , but this is as close as anyone has come so far, and a good deal closer than I thought anyone would ever come. Arnson Svarlien has shown herself exceedingly skillful in making Euripides sound Euripidean.--David M. Schaps, Bryn Mawr Classical Review. Seller Inventory # AAG9780872209237

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Euripides
Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the Medea we have been waiting for. It offers clarity without banality, eloquence without pretension, meter without doggerel, accuracy without clumsiness. No English Medea can ever be Euripides , but this is as close as anyone has come so far, and a good deal closer than I thought anyone would ever come. Arnson Svarlien has shown herself exceedingly skillful in making Euripides sound Euripidean.--David M. Schaps, Bryn Mawr Classical Review. Seller Inventory # AAG9780872209237

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Euripides
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Seller Inventory # 97808722092370000000

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Euripides, Diane Arnson Svarlien
Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc (2008)
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0001639472

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.79
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Euripides
Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc (2008)
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, 2008. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # GH9780872209237

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 13.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.68
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Euripides
Published by Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 7922225

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.70
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Euripides
Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Paperback Quantity Available: 9
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc. Paperback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9780872209237

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 7.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.72
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Euripides
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0872209237. Seller Inventory # ST0872209237

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Euripides
Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc (2008)
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, 2008. Condition: New. 2008. Paperback. Includes introduction and notes by Robin Mitchell-Boyask. Translator(s): Svarlien, Diane Arnson. Num Pages: 104 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 141 x 6. Weight in Grams: 130. . . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9780872209237

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Diane Arnson Svarlien; Euripides
Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc (2008)
ISBN 10: 0872209237 ISBN 13: 9780872209237
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780872209237_rkm

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 13.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.42
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book