Harvard Book Store author talks: David Ferry

A Reading with David Ferry, discussing his translation of Virgil’s Georgics. This recording was made at Harvard Book Store, Cambridge, in May 2005. The paperback of Virgil’s Georgics, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, is now available.

Click here: (45 minutes) for the talk.

And you can also listen to a ThoughtCast interview with David Ferry and Richard Thomas, the chair of Harvard’s Classics Dept.

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2 Responses to Harvard Book Store author talks: David Ferry

  1. Jessica April 14, 2011 at 1:22 pm #

    I am actually not familiar with David Ferry’s translations. I thought he was just a poet. His works are actually quite good. You can get some good quotes from them. Dwelling Places is one of his great works.

  2. Loran Carrier March 19, 2010 at 11:36 am #

    I am a great fan of David Ferry. His work, especially translations, is really fine. Loran Carrier

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