Medea as an Enduring Work

An Online Lecture and Q&A with Sheila Murnaghan


Part of the Norton Library and Norton Critical Edition Speakers Series

In this event, Sheila Murnaghan, translator of The Norton Library and Norton Critical Edition discussed why Medea has endured as an often-read (and taught) work.


Sheila Murnaghan is the Alfred Reginald Allen Memorial Professor of Greek at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Disguise and Recognition in the Odyssey and numerous articles on Greek epic and tragedy, gender in classical culture, and classical reception. She is the co-editor of Odyssean Identities in Modern Cultures: The Journey Home and Women and Slaves in Classical Culture: Differential Equations.


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