The Early Modern Medea : Medea in English Literature, 1558-1688Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandEarly Modern Literature in History: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (282 p.)ISBN: 9781137466242Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Early Modern Medea : Medea in English Literature, 1558-1688LOC classification: PR408.M37 | H438 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on the Text; Introduction; Modern Medea and some strategies for representation; Similarity and difference: Medea as cautionary example; Profit and delight; Creating and interpreting Medea; 1 Medieval Medea; Continental Medea; Medea in allegorical and moralising tradition; Medea in medieval English literature; Medea and misogyny in Lydgate: the Troy Book and the Fall of Princes; Mastering Medea in Caxton; 2 Translating Medea; Early modern Seneca; Early modern Metamorphoses; Early modern Tristia; Early modern Heroides; 3 Tragic Medea
Elizabethan prose and verseTragic drama; Shakespeare's tragic Medea; Late seventeenth-century tragedy; 4 Comic Medea; Misreading Medea in early modern prose fiction; Medea in comedy and tragicomedy; Parodying Medea; 5 Political Medea; Medea, Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots; Michael Drayton's Medea; Medea and medieval disorder; Medea and the threat of Rome; Medea and the English Civil Wars; Medea, regicide and restoration; Conclusion; Women writing Medea; Towards the eighteenth century; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
<p >This is the first book-length study of early modern English approaches to Medea, the classical witch and infanticide who exercised a powerful sway over literary and cultural imagination in the period 1558-1688. It encompasses poetry, prose and drama, and translation, tragedy, comedy and political writing.
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