Peter Platt and the Center for Translation Studies @ Barnard College

“From Translation All Science Had Its Offspring” : The Florio Translation of the Essays of Michel de Montaigne

Join Barnard College and the Center for Translation Studies at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 28th, in the James Room at Barnard Hall for a conversation with Peter Platt of Barnard College and Phillip John Usher of the Center for Translation Studies.

On the occasion of the publication of Shakespeare’s Montaigne, a modernized and annotated edition of John Florio’s 1603 translation of Montaigne’s Essays (NYRB, 2014), the book’s co-editor, Peter Platt, Department of English, Barnard College will present his new book in conversation with Phillip John Usher, Department of French, Barnard College.

The event is free and open to the public. The James Room is located on the 4th floor of Barnard Hall, at Barnard College, Broadway and 117th, New York, NY.

Organized by The Center for Translation Studies at Barnard College and New York Review Books, with the participation of the Department of English and the Department of French, Barnard College.


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