Margaret Rigaud

Freelance French Translator & Editor

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Location:Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Phone: (00 44)(0)7870332760
Website: http://www.margaretrigaud.co.uk
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/margaretrigaud
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Website: www.margaretrigaud.co.uk

Resume:

• Freelance English-French and French-English translator, copy-editor and writer.
• Bilingual English and French -- I am a published author in both languages.
• French Agrégation in English, and Oxford D.Phil in French.
• Thirteen years of experience teaching literary translation English-French and French-English in British and American Universities.
• Sixteen years of experience of working as a freelance translator. Over the years, I have done many different types of translation work.
• Specialization: academic research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Anthropology, Archeology, History, Art History, Psychoanalysis, French studies, English studies), general non-fiction, literary translation. However, I also have experience of technical translation.

Latest translations:

English-French:
• La Préhistoire des autres (ed. Nathan Schlanger et al, Paris: forthcoming La Déouverte)
• Mary Ann Caws, «Arts poétiques: le poème et le tableau» (introduction to Pour approcher le présent: Prémisses et pratiques de la création poétique en français, ed. Hugues Azérad et al, Oxford : forthcoming Peter Lang).
• Nathan Schlanger, Marcel Mauss : techniques, technologies, et civilisation (Paris : forthcoming PUF).

French-English:
• Young readers fiction for Editions First-Gründ (Paris, France) : La Fille qui chante ; Aux Bords du mal ; L’Enjeu ; L’Affaire Jonathan Harker.
• Sébastien Rémy, “Silence and Near-Silences” (contemporary art conference)
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