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Margarida Vale de Gato
Margarida Vale de Gato (Portugal, 1973) has been teaching American Studies and Literary Translation in the faculty of letters at the University of Lisbon since 2007. In 2008 she earned a PhD with a dissertation on the reception of Edgar Allan Poe in modern Portuguese poetry. As a literary translator from English and French, she has published an impressive list of works, both poetry and prose, by authors such as Lewis Carroll, Herman Melville, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, Christina Rossetti, Vladimir Nabokov, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, George Sand, Jean Giono, Henri Michaux, Nathalie Sarraute and René Char.