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Madame (Libera) - Author Bio

Author Bio
Birth—April 19, 1949
Where—Warsaw, Poland
Education—Warsaw University; Ph.D., Polish Academy of
   Sciences
Awards—Grand Prix of Znak
Currently—N/A


Antoni Libera, a Polish leading literary critic, translator, writer, theatre director, is best known for his translations and productions of Samuel Beckett's plays. Other translated authors include Shakespeare (Macbeth), Sophocles (Antigone), Wilde (Salome), Hölderlin and others. He translated a number of operas as well.

Libera's first novel Madame (1998) was awarded Grand Prix of Znak (a major publishing house in Poland) and has been translated into 20 languages. (Adapted from Wikipedia .)




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