Ferrante Fever

Oct 13, 2017 215

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Chicago

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, published in English between 2011 and 2015, tell the story, in sometimes excruciating psychological detail, of the sixty-year friendship between two women from a crumbling, violent neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. The books became best-sellers in America and England, and because the author had decided to remain anonymous, the translator, Ann Goldstein, became prominent in an unusual way. Goldstein, will talk about the novels, the pseudonymous author, and the process of translating the books.

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