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Global Ferrante

October 30 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Reception and Translation of
Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend

""The author known as Elena Ferrante has achieved global status as a writer through the translation of her Neapolitan novels into multiple languages.

Global Ferrante examines the dynamics of friendship, love, language, class and the social tensions from post-war Italy to the present depicted in Ferrante’s novels that resonate worldwide.

Program

4:30-4:50 Who’s Afraid of Elena Ferrante? Thoughts on the Impetus to Discover Her (?) Identity (Enrico Vettore) 
4:50-5:10 Ferrante’s Many Italian Diasporas (Francesco Chianese)
5:10-5:30 Christa Wolf: A Primer for Readers of Elena Ferrante (Robert Blankenship)
5:30-5:50 L’amie prodigiuese I, II, III, IV: Elena Ferrante in France (Clorinda Donato)
5:50-6:20 Q&A
6:20-7:00 Reception
7:00-8:30 Screening of Ferrante Fever
8:30-9:00 Discussion of Film

Cosponsored by the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies and the Clorinda Donato Center for Global Romance Languages & Translation Studies

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Anatol Center (AS-119)
United States

Organizer

CLA
Email:
cla@csulb.edu
Website:
www.cla.csulb.edu