Kōrero: Classical and foreign-language studies

Hotere sketch for Baxter's The temptations of Oedipus (1 o 3)

Hotere sketch for Baxter's The temptations of Oedipus

James K. Baxter extensively referenced classical mythology in his poetry and wrote two plays set in ancient Greece,  The temptations of Oedipus  and The sore-footed man. Artist Ralph Hotere did a series of watercolour set designs for The temptations of Oedipus. This one includes a list of characters: Oedipus, Antigone, 1st citizen, 2nd citizen, 1st woman, 2nd woman, Theseus, Captain, Ismene and Polyneices. 

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
Reference: Acc#: A853
Ink and wash drawing by Ralph Hotere

Permission of the Hocken Library Uare Taoka o Hakena, University of Otago, must be obtained before any re-use of this image. Further information may be obtained from the Library through its website.

Courtesy of the Hotere Foundation Trust

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Classical and foreign-language studies - Classics scholars and classics in literature', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/43516/hotere-sketch-for-baxters-the-temptations-of-oedipus (accessed 26 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014