Tag Archives: Lucy Byatt

Translating a genre: the Historical Novel

This article was published in Historical Novels Review (Issue 65, August 2013, pp.10-11); see link here  Language is key to discovering other countries and communities and sharing their lives in the present, not to say centuries ago. We can, of … Continue reading

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Translation: 2012

It is traditional to sit down, at the junction of years, and look back at memorable events that have occurred in the previous twelve months. So, for what it’s worth, here are my top translation-related events for 2012. Books read: … Continue reading

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“Planted thick with Rumour”: Hilary Mantel’s Bring up the Bodies

A shorter version of this interview is published in HNR, May 2012  (and online at the HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY website) “The border between truth and lies is permeable and blurred because it is planted thick with rumour”: Lucinda Byatt talks … Continue reading

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Women of Moray – Promoting Women’s History

ADDENDUM: Really exciting news – this book has been shortlisted for the Saltire Society Scottish History Book Prize which will be announced on Friday 30 November 2012.  Link to the prize here. The Women of Moray project began with a … Continue reading

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