A New Translation
Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover, Latin (4/11/2020)
Paperback, Spanish (3/9/2017)
Hardcover, Greek, Ancient (to 1453) (1/1/1992)
Renowned poet and acclaimed translator Charles Martin faithfully captures Euripides’s dramatic tone and style in this searing tale of revenge and sacrifice.
In this stunning translation, poet Charles Martin captures the rhythms of Euripides’ original text through contemporary rhyme and meter that speak directly to modern readers. An introduction by classicist and poet A.E. Stallings examines the complex and multifaceted Medea in patriarchal ancient Greece. Perfect in and out of the classroom as well as for theatrical performance, this faithful translation succeeds like no other.
University of California Press, 9780520307407, 112pp.
Publication Date: November 12, 2019
About the Author
A.E. Stallings is an American poet and translator who lives in Athens, Greece. Her most recent books are LIKE: Poems and a translation of Hesiod’s Works and Days.