In Search of C.K. Scott Moncrieff – Tuesday, May 19

The Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY will be hosting “In Search of C.K. Moncrieff: The Man Who Brought Proust to the English-Speaking World,” on Tuesday, May 19th at 6:00.

Join Eric Banks and author Jean Findlay for a conversation about her new book Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator.  The conversation is devoted to the life of the man who gave the world the first English translation of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu and will explore his own writings as well as the literary and historical figures who colored his life.

Eric Banks is a writer and editor and the director of the New York Institute for the Humanities.
Jean Findlay was born in Edinburgh and studied law and French at Edinburgh University, then theater in Krakow with Tadeusz Kantor. She is the great-great-niece of C.K. Scott Moncrieff.

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