Translating Shakespeare’s sonnets: a never-ending adventure

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With Avignon University

Cloître Saint-Louis © Christophe Raynaud de Lage / Festival d'Avignon


After watching a performance of Tiago Rodrigues’s show By Heart, Françoise Morvan and André Markowicz decided to work on a new translation of all of William Shakespeare’s sonnets, published by éditions Mesures. Now they share this adventure, a translation wishing to respect the form without sacrificing meaning.


With André Markowicz writer, translator, Françoise Morvan writer, translator

Animated by Laurent Lombard translator and lecturer at Avignon University

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By Heart

  • Show
  • Theatre
  • Tiago Rodrigues

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