Jordi Llovet Barcelona, Spain, 1947
Professor of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature at the University of Barcelona, a guest at the Pompeu Fabra University and director of the Institute of Literature Humanities teacher Barcelona. Essayist and translator of authors such as Hölderlin, Rilke, Byron, Flaubert and Thomas Mann, is the director of the current edition of the Complete Works of Franz Kafka (2000) and the German classics series, forthcoming. He won the Ciutat de Barcelona Award 2007 for his translation into Catalan of The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire (2007). He writes weekly in the newspaper El Pais.