Another Country. "Despoiled Shore", "Medeamaterial" and "Landscape with Argonauts". The Border Project [review]

dc.contributor.author Bramwell, Murray Ross
dc.date.accessioned 2005-12-19T05:05:18Z
dc.date.available 2005-12-19T05:05:18Z
dc.date.issued 2002-07
dc.description.abstract The Border Project is a new company committed, you might say, to pushing the boundaries. And with their first venture, based on the texts of German writer Heiner Muller, they have taken on the themes of exile, persecution and betrayal. Muller uses the story of Medea, the sorceress who betrays her father and slaughters her brother in order to help her lover Jason steal the Golden Fleece. The part of the narrative he focuses on most, though, is the episode Euripides uses for his disturbing tragedy where, after settling in Corinth, Jason abandons Medea to marry the daughter of the King Creon and, in revenge, Medea murders their two young sons and escapes to Athens. Not since Benedict Andrews’ ventures with Koltes and the "Ur Faust" or, more recently, Brink’s excellent "Quartet" has anyone taken on the vocabulary of experimental European theatre. But maybe these days there are other styles than over-wrought declamation. Something closer to the wit and comedy that is energetically ubiquitous in popular culture. en
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dc.identifier.citation Bramwell, Murray 2002. Another Country. Review of "Despoiled Shore", "Medeamaterial" and "Landscape with Argonauts". The Border Project. 'The Adelaide Review', July, no.226, 22. en
dc.identifier.issn 0815-5992
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2328/218
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Adelaide Review en
dc.rights.license In Copyright
dc.subject Theatre review en
dc.subject Border Project en
dc.subject Sam Haren [Director] en
dc.subject.other Australian Standard Research Classification > 410102 Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies en
dc.title Another Country. "Despoiled Shore", "Medeamaterial" and "Landscape with Argonauts". The Border Project [review] en
dc.type Article en
dc.type Preprint en
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