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Jean Boase-Beier (UK)

Jean Boase-Beier is a translator of German poetry and an academic writer, and is Translations Editor for Arc Publications. Her translations include collections by modern German poets Ernst Meister (2003), Rose Ausländer (2014), and Volker von Törne (2017). She is Professor Emerita of Literature and Translation at the University of East Anglia, where she founded the MA in Literary Translation in 1992 and ran it until 2015. Her academic work focuses on translation, style and poetry, and especially on the translation of Holocaust poetry. Recent publications include Translating the Poetry of the Holocaust (2015), and the co-edited volumes Translating Holocaust Lives (2017) and The Palgrave Handbook of Literary Translation (2018).