Adéla Elbel completed a master’s degree in Dutch language and literature at Masaryk University in Brno and went on to do a PhD at the same university. Her field of study is Dutch and Flemish theatre. In addition to her academic work, she also translates literature from Dutch into Czech.
Some of her translations include:
‘Ms. Dientje and the Liverwurst Mystery’ (Mevrouw Dientje en het leverworstmysterie) by Stern Nijland
‘Thirst' (Dorst) by Esther Gerritsen
Many Heavens Beyond the Seventh (Vele hemels boven de zevende) and Come Here and Let Me Kiss You (Kom hier dat ik u kus) by Griet Op De Beeck
- ‘The Stonecutters’ (De Keisnijders) by Pieter De Buysser