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Anthea Bell

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Anthea Bell is a freelance translator from German and French. Her translations include works of fiction and general non-fiction, books for young people, and classics by E.T.A. Hoffmann, Freud, Kafka, and Stefan Zweig. She has won the UK Schlegel-Tieck award for translation from German (four times); the 2002 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (UK) and the Helen and Kurt Wolff Prize (USA), both for the translation of W.G. Sebald’s Austerlitz;  the 2003 Austrian State Prize for Literary Translation; and the 2009 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize.

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