Friday, July 8, 2011

Fumaroli, "When the World Spoke French"

Richard Howard, the dean of American translators of French, renders Fumaroli's When the World Spoke French into English. Reviewed here.

1 comment:

LEchos said...

I used to know a Frenchman who worked for the French merchant navy and was therefore always travelling around the globe, but only spoke French and didn't want to learn another language, saying that "everywhere in the world, all the best people speak French, and I only want to mix with the best people" ...