Lucinda Byatt

About me

I’m a literary translator from Italian into English. I’ve translated several non-fiction titles, mainly in the fields history, art history and architecture. I also teach Renaissance Italian history and Translation to students and postgraduates at Edinburgh University.

From my website

Leonardo: A Restless Genius

It’s always exciting to receive a parcel but the box that arrived a couple of days ago was particularly welcome. It contained these beautiful books: I love the cover and the translator’s name is there (#namethetranslator) … rather faint, but … Continue reading →

Writing up Scotswrite 2017

It’s been a spectacular team effort, but we made it! So just as 2017 is closing, it seemed about time to write up my bit about Scotswrite 2017. The conference was held in September this year and organised by the … Continue reading →

The Image of the Translator – Past, Present, Future

Today, 30 September, is St Jerome’s day, aka Eusebius Hieronymus, aka the patron saint of translators. He was an extraordinary character in many ways. He was born in Stridon, near present-day Ljubljana, Slovenia, in c. 347 C.E. and died in … Continue reading →

 
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