1st Edition

Medea in Performance 1500-2000

By Edith Hall Copyright 2001
    321 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book provides an exhaustive account of the performance history of Euripides' tragedy and its various versions and adaptations from 1500 to 2000, filling some of the yawning gaps left by previous accounts of Medea.

    1. Introduction: The Performer in Performance 2. Medea in the English Renaissance 3. Medea on the Eighteenth-Century London Stage 4. Medea Transposed: Burlesque and Gender on the Mid-Victorian Stage 5. Medea e mobile: The Many Faces o f Medea in Opera 6. Performing Medea; or, Why is Medea a Woman? 7. Between Magic and Realism: Medea on Film 8. Medea in Greece 9. Central European Medea 10. The Japanese Presence in Ninagawa's Medea 11. Medea Comes Home 12. Medeas on the Archive Database


    Edith Hall