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Alain Van Crugten

Alain Van Crugten (b. 1936) worked as a professor of comparative literature at the Free University of Brussels until 2006. He is also an author who has published ten plays and nine novels. He has translated around forty Dutch works by authors such as Hugo Claus, Tom Lanoye, Lot Vekemans, Joost Zwagerman, Thomas Rosenboom, Kristien Hemmerechts, Ruth Lasters and Guy Verhofstadt. Van Crugten has won several international prizes for his translations into French, including the Prix de Littérature Traduite.