Please join the Suffolk University English Department for a reading featuring Peter Fallon and David Ferry on Tuesday, November 27th, at 7:00pm in The Poetry Center (Mildred Sawyer Library, 73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA).
Peter Fallon will read from his new translations of Hesiod’s Greek epic poem, Deeds and their Days, and David Ferry will read from his recent translations of the Roman epic, Virgil’s Aeneid.
A discussion on translation will follow the reading.
Please see attached flyer for details.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.