The Man Between

by Esther Allen
The Man Between
  • ISBN-13: 9781940953007
  • Author(s): Esther Allen
  • Editor(s): Esther Allen, Sean Cotter, Russell Valentino
  • Subject: Biography: arts & entertainment|biography & autobiography: film, television, music, theatre
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Imprint: Open Letter
  • Publication Date: 30-01-2015
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£11.99
A celebration of the life and works of a respected translator and benefactor, which includes a biography and insight into his teaching and translation. When Michael Henry Heim, one of the most respected translators of his generation, passed away in Autumn 2012, he left behind an astounding legacy. Over his career, he translated two-dozen works from eight different languages, including books by Milan Kundera, Dubravka Ugresic, Hugo Claus and Anton Chekov. He was also a much loved lecturer and the anonymous donor responsible for the PEN translation fund.
About the book

A celebration of the life and works of a respected translator and benefactor, which includes a biography and insight into his teaching and translation. When Michael Henry Heim, one of the most respected translators of his generation, passed away in Autumn 2012, he left behind an astounding legacy. Over his career, he translated two-dozen works from eight different languages, including books by Milan Kundera, Dubravka Ugresic, Hugo Claus and Anton Chekov. He was also a much loved lecturer and the anonymous donor responsible for the PEN translation fund.