RARA-AVIS: RE: Jason and Medea

From: Larson, Craig ( Craig.Larson@trinidadstate.edu)
Date: 13 Feb 2003

Mario writes:
>If we're going to go back in literary history, the story of
>Jason and Medea is as noir as they come. Guy guided by
>ambition, led astray by duplicitous woman, murders her
>brother to further his career, his plan fails, wants to
>drop the old woman for a younger one (and a throne), she
>kills their son, then Jason commits suicide. Medea, the
>dame in question, goes somewhere else.

This isn't the version I'm familiar with. Where did you find it?

Craig Larson Trinidad, CO

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