Richard Dove

Portrait Richard Dove
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born 1954 in Bath, he studied German and Romance Languages and Literature in Oxford and has lectured at Exeter, Regensburg and Wales. While he previously wrote poems in English, since his move to Munich in 1987 he has been writing mainly in German. In addition, he translates the works of German poets into English, including Friederike Mayröcker and Reiner Kunze.