Translating Machiavelli's Prince in early modern England: New manuscript evidence?

Wednesday 11 May 2016, 5.00PM

Speaker(s): Alessandra Petrina (Padua)

Alessandra Petrina is Associate Professor of English Literature at the Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy. She has published The Kingis Quair (Padova, 1997), Cultural Politics in Fifteenth-century England. The Case of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (Leiden, 2004), and Machiavelli in the British Isles. Two Early Modern Translations of the Prince (Farnham, 2009); she has also edited, among other books, The Medieval Translator. In principio fuit interpres (Turnhout, 2013); Machiavellian Encounters in Tudor and Stuart England (Farnham, 2013), The Italian University in the Renaissance (special issue of Renaissance Studies, 2013), and Natio Scota (special issue of Journal of the Northern Renaissance, 2012). She is co-editor of Scottish Literary Review; European editor of Renaissance Studies; member of the Advisory Board of the MHRA Tudor and Stuart Translations Series; and current president of IASEMS (Italian Association of Shakespearean and Early Modern Studies).

Location: Seminar Room BS/008, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Campus West