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Friday
04
MAY

Murderous Mothers: Medea and Others: Ruth Anderson QC

14:30
15:30
The Old Bank Book Shop
Event organized by The Old Bank Book Shop

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What would drive a woman to murder her offspring? Ruth Anderson will examine the fascinating character of Medea, especially as presented by Euripides in his play of the same name, and will enable us to explore this social taboo 'at a distance', while considering some recent criminal cases involving filicide. Familiarity with the play is not essential. By Donation