Medea

Medea

Liz Lochhead Euripides / Sep 20, 2019

Medea Liz Lochhead s stunning new version of Medea is the kind of interpretation brave visionary risky that blows a well known text apart and reassembles it in a completely new light What Lochhead does is

  • Title: Medea
  • Author: Liz Lochhead Euripides
  • ISBN: 9781854596024
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback
  • Liz Lochhead s stunning new version of Medea is the kind of interpretation brave, visionary, risky that blows a well known text apart and reassembles it in a completely new light What Lochhead does is to recast Medea as an episode ancient but new, cosmic yet agonizingly familiar in a sex war which is recognizable to every woman, and most of the men, in the theatre Liz Lochhead s stunning new version of Medea is the kind of interpretation brave, visionary, risky that blows a well known text apart and reassembles it in a completely new light What Lochhead does is to recast Medea as an episode ancient but new, cosmic yet agonizingly familiar in a sex war which is recognizable to every woman, and most of the men, in the theatre The Scotsman

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    About "Liz Lochhead Euripides"

      • Liz Lochhead Euripides

        Liz Lochhead is a Scottish poet and dramatist, originally from Newarthill in North Lanarkshire In the early 1970s she joined Philip Hobsbaum s writers group, a crucible of creative activity other members were Alasdair Gray, James Kelman and Tom Leonard Her plays include Blood and Ice, Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off 1987 , Perfect Days 2000 and a highly acclaimed adaptation into Scots of Moli re s Tartuffe 1985 Her adaptation of Euripides Medea won the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award in 2001 Like her work for theatre, her poetry is alive with vigorous speech idioms collections include True Confessions and New Clich s 1985 , Bagpipe Muzak 1991 and Dreaming Frankenstein and Collected Poems 1984 She has collaborated with Dundee singer songwriter Michael Marra.In January 2011 she was named as the second Scots Makar, or national poet, succeeding Edwin Morgan who had died the previous year.


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    1. I liked this adaptation of Medea (which is not one of my favorite Greek plays), but I really only have two things to say about it. 1) Lochhead's adaptation seems to move quicker than Euripides' play and many of the other adaptations I've read, which I really like. Plays that drag are challenging, and I feel like the pace in this version was brisker than in many other versions. This is especially important for a play like Medea, which really kind of relies on the shock of the incredible violence [...]


    2. The translation by Liz Lochhead, a Scottish poet and playwright, makes some changes to Euripides' script, although according to the ancient dramatist himself tweaked the traditional story enpedia/wiki/Medea_%2 . Feminist awareness runs through the story, which is at times a standoff between the views of women and men. Medea's plight does get a reader's sympathy. Jason (of the Argonauts) with whom she is married with three children decides without telling her he's marrying Corinth's princess to [...]



    3. I realize I may be cheating with the amount of plays I've suddenly updated, but HEY, I READ THIS OKAY? And meh, that is about all the excitement I can muster.


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