16 Mar 2020

Classical influences on the poetry of Aotearoa

From Nights, 7:10 pm on 16 March 2020

The translation and imitation of Latin poets has been a consistent feature of modern New Zealand poetry in English. Working with The University of Canterbury's Teece Museum. Professor Harrison, Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford and Professor of Latin Literature in the University of Oxford is exploring the influence of Catullus, a poet of the late Roman Republic, on the work of both James K Baxter and C K Stead.

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