Joan Tate

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Joan Tate (23 September 1922 – 6 June 2000) was a prolific translator, translating works by many leading Swedish and Swedish-speaking Finnish writers into English.

Tate's translations from the Swedish include books by Astrid Lindgren, Ingmar Bergman, Britt Ekland, Kerstin Ekman, P C Jersild, Sven Lindqvist, Agneta Pleijel, and the team of Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. She also translated works from Norwegian and Danish, translating a total of around 200 books during her career.

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