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A Reading from "Bewilderment": David Ferry

  • 4/9/2014 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Moulton Union, Main Lounge
  • Event Type: Lecture

A Reading from "Bewilderment": David FerryThe Classics Department Presents:


A Reading from Bewilderment: David Ferry Reads from his National Book Award-winning collection of poems and translations published in 2012.

David Ferry is the most important and successful translator of Virgil (and of Latin poetry generally) alive today; his translations have been recognized and honored with numerous prizes, including a Guggenheim, the National Book Award, and several honors from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

He is also a distinguished poet in his own right, and has published numerous volumes of poetry over a remarkable career.  During his reading, he will share some of his most recent work, as well as reading selections from his translations of Virgil. 

Sponsored by the Stahl Lectureship fund, with additional support from the Classics and English Departments.  Free and open to the public.