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4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5 4.50 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Unspecified Narrator: Judith Anderson, Anthony Quayle Publisher: Saland Publishing Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Judith Anderson and Anthony Quayle perform Medea, an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides. It is based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC.

The plot centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman. Download and start listening now!

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Sara | 4/5/2011

    " This isn't the translation I read, but I did not like this play/poem. The translation I read was awful, alternating between forced diction and awkward colloquialisms. Plus Medea is just a huge asshat, and even though you're supposed to sympathize with her I just couldn't bring myself to do it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Christine | 3/3/2011

    " My favorite of the classics. I love it, deus-ex-machina and all. It's important to celebrate Euripides, who gave us psychological depth of character well before his time, and was summarily shunned for it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by astried | 2/26/2011

    " I let Medea be the angel of revenge while I live my grief quietly. Beware of scorned women. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Sarah | 12/9/2010

    " I just didn't enjoy it, not my cup of tea at all, not a fan of Greek tragedies. "

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