Hugh Rorrison

Hugh Rorrison studied German and taught at the University of Leeds where he made a name for himself with his research and publications on German film and theatre. His work has included translations of German literature and theatre plays into English.

Selection of translated titles:

  • Theodor Fontane: No Way Back (Unwiederbringlich). Angel Classics, 2010
  • Theodor Fontane: Effi Briest. Angel Books, 1995
  • Erwin Piscator: The political theatre (Das politische Theater). Eyre Methuen, 1980
  • Urs Jenny: Dürrenmatt (Friedrich Dürrenmatt). Eyre Methuen, 1978
  • British Centre for Literary Translation

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    Emerging Translators' Network

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    German Translators' Workshop

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