Could we imagine a new set of adventures for that old adventurer, Herakles? What would he have gotten up
to, for example, in colonial New Zealand? In Herakles Writes
Home, a striking lithograph from Marian Maguire’s The
Labours of Herakles, the black-figure hero scribbles away inside his wooden homestead. The distinctive, conical peak of Taranaki seen through a window locates the scene on the
western cape of New Zealand’s North Island. Above his head, Maori carvings—pressed into new service...[Show more]
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