André Lefevere

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André Alphons Lefevere (1945 – 27 March 1996) was a translation theorist. He had studied at the University of Ghent (1964–1968) and then obtained his PhD at the University of Essex in 1972. When he died of acute leukemia,[1] he was Professor of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.[2]

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André Lefevere
Died27 March 1996(1996-03-27) (aged 50–51)
PartnerRia Vanderauwera
Children1 daughter
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Essex
ThesisProlegomena to a grammar of literary translation: An investigation into the process of literary translation based on an analysis of various translations of Catullus' 64th poem (1972)
Academic work
DisciplineTranslation studies
Comparative literature
InstitutionsUniversity of Texas at Austin