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Elena Ferrante in Translation: A Panel Discussion

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Photograph: Courtesy Chicago Humanities Festival

Time Out says

Arguably the world's most enigmatic living author, pseudonymous Italian writer Elena Ferrante—who penned the bestselling Neapolitan novels, among other books—reaches English-speaking audiences through her translator, Ann Goldstein. In this pre-recorded Chicago Humanities Festival panel moderated by Nerdette's Greta Johnson, Goldstein chats about the intricacies of translating Ferrante's newest work, The Lying Life of Adults, with Ferrante scholars Katherine Hill and Merve Emre. Tune in for thoughtul discussion about Ferrante's female-centered writing and its wide-reaching impact.


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