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Lawrence Venuti

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Lawrence Venuti, professor of English at Temple University, is a translation theorist and historian as well as a translator from Italian, French, and Catalan.  He is the author of The Translator's Invisibility (2nd ed., 2008), The Scandals of Translation (1998), and Translation Changes Everything (2013). He is also the editor of The Translation Studies Reader (3rd ed., 2012) and Teaching Translation: Programs, Courses, Pedagogies (2017). His translations include the anthology Italy: A Traveler's Literary Companion (2003), Massimo Carlotto's crime novel Death's Dark Abyss (2006), J. Rodolfo Wilcock's The Temple of Iconoclasts (2014), and I.U. Tarchetti's Fantastic Tales (2019). His version of Ernest Farrés's Edward Hopper: Poems (2009) won the Robert Fagles Translation Prize.

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