Ágnes Horváth


Ágnes Horváth  (born in 1949, in Budapest) has led a career as a French professor in various higher education institutions after studying Russian and French at the Loránd Eötvös University in Budapest. Her most prominent seminars are on Beckett, Proust and Dostoyevsky. She gathered together a group of translators, recruited from among her former French students, who translated three of Beckett’s most important plays: Waiting for Godot, Endgame, and Happy Days. She also revised the Hungarian translation of the last two volumes of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time. As an art critic, she works mainly for 2B Gallery, focusing on Jewish presence in contemporary art.