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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oedipus_the_King
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https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lys_van_vertalings_in_Afrikaans
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[[ESAT Bibliography Com-Cop|P.J. Conradie]], 1999
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oedipus_(Seneca)
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''Helikon'', 5(21), 1955.
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Source: Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. ''Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987''.
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''Oedipus'' theatre programmes, PACT, 1971, 1990.
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[[Bettine van Zyl Smit|B. van Zyl Smit]] 2003 "The Receptions of Greek Tragedy in the 'Old' and the 'New' South Africa" in  ''[[Akroterion]]'' 48 : 3-20)[http://akroterion.journals.ac.za]
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[[Betine van Zyl Smit]]. 2010. "Oedipus and Afrikaans Theater" in ''Comparative Drama'' (Vol. 44, No. 4: pp. 477-493)[http://www.jstor.org/stable/23238802]
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Revision as of 06:02, 11 April 2016

Oedipus by Ted Hughes is a 1969 adaptation and translation of Seneca's play Oedipus.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

The Ted Hughes version was translated and adapted into Afrikaans by Noël Roos, Libé Ferreira and Johann van Heerden of this version, and entitled Oidipus. This version is unpublished.

Performance history in South Africa

1971: Produced by PACT Drama in the Arena of the State Theatre. Directed by Schalk Jacobsz with Jan Engelen, Joan Friedman, Frantz Dobrowsky, Nigel Vermaas, Marion Craig-Smith, Stephan Bouwer, Noel Roos and Will Bernard. Choreographed by Francois Swart.

1980: Staged at the Baxter Theatre, directed by Barney Simon. The cast included Danny Keogh, Grethe Fox, Michael O'Brien, Joko Scott, Thoko Ntshinga, Richard Grant, Linda Harris, (Fiona Ramsay?) (and Robin Smith?).

A translation into Afrikaans by Noël Roos, Libé Ferreira and Johann van Heerden of this version, entitled Oidipus, was directed by Roos for the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department in October 1982, starring Albert Maritz, Libé Ferreira, Belinda Richardson, Antoinette Pienaar, Nicola van der Walt, Trudi Huskisson, Michelle Alberts, Isadora Verwey and Ilze Swanepoel.

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oedipus_the_King

https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lys_van_vertalings_in_Afrikaans

P.J. Conradie, 1999

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oedipus_(Seneca)

Helikon, 5(21), 1955.

Source: Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987.

Oedipus theatre programmes, PACT, 1971, 1990.

B. van Zyl Smit 2003 "The Receptions of Greek Tragedy in the 'Old' and the 'New' South Africa" in Akroterion 48 : 3-20)[1]

Betine van Zyl Smit. 2010. "Oedipus and Afrikaans Theater" in Comparative Drama (Vol. 44, No. 4: pp. 477-493)[2]


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