Helena Buffery

Helena Buffery is an Anglo-Catalan lecturer and researcher who lives and works in Cork. She is an avid reader of Catalan literature, interested in the translation and reception of minority literatures, and has translated a number of literary texts from Catalan to English, most importantly the medieval chronicle, The Book of Deeds of James I of Aragon (2003, edited with Damian J. Smith). Other works she has published on different aspects of modern and contemporary Catalan culture include: Shakespeare in Catalan: Translating Imperialism (2007), Barcelona: Visual Culture, Space and Power (2012, with Carlota Caulfield) and the Historical Dictionary of the Catalans (2011, with Elisenda Marcer).