Robert Emmet Meagher

Robert Emmet Meagher is professor of humanities at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and the author or translator of nearly two dozen books. Meagher is best known for his theatrical translations of Euripides, most of which have been commissioned by Irene Papas, with whom he has frequently collaborated.

The late Michael Joyce, of the National Theatre of Great Britain and the Samuel Beckett Centre, cited Meagher as “the finest living translator of Greek drama.”