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Rosemay Lloyd

ROSEMARY LLOYD has taught at the University of Cambridge and Indiana University and now lives in retirement in Australia where she continues to translate French poetry and watch birds.

Dorrit Black’s Bridge, Leaping the Gap

Translators have at least this in common with dentists: the art of building bridges. Finding ways of bridging the gaps between languages and cultures, forging a passage from one set of linguistic assumptions to another, arching across shoals and pitfalls, we try to make ideas, humor, and preconceptions accessible to those for whom they may otherwise remain unattainable.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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