Bellos, David

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Dates:
Birth 1945-06-25
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Writer, translator, and professor of French at Princeton University.

From the description of Papers, 1985-2005. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 71201030

David Bellos (1945- ), writer, translator, and professor of French was born in England and educated at Oxford. He is particularly well-known for his translations of the French novelist and short-story writer Georges Perec. In 1988, he was awarded the IBM France translation prize for his translation of Perec's Life: A User's Manual and the Prix de Goncourt de la Biographie in 1994 for his biography Georges Perec: A Life in Words . Bellos, who is presently a professor of French at Princeton University, has written or translated numerous works in English and French on nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature.

From the guide to the Bellos mss., 1985-2005, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly)

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  • French literature--Translations into English
  • Biography as a literary form

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