Montserrat Cots

First name: 
Montserrat
Family name: 
Cots
Country: 
Spain
Institution: 
University Pompeu Fabra
Department: 
Humanities
Title: 
http://www.upf.edu/huma/
Short description: 

 Currently Professor of French Literature at Pompeu Fabra University, Cots also taught at the Autonomous University of Barcelona from 1973 to 1993, after graduating with the highest degree in French Philology from the University of Barcelona. Coming from the field of Romance Philology she studied under Martí de Riquer who supervised her doctoral thesis (Guillem de Cabestany: a historical study and critical edition), which was awarded a prize for excellence by the Autonomous University of Barcelona and was published in the Butlletí de la Reial Acadèmia de  Bones Lletres, Barcelona. Many of her publications include comparative studies adopting the approaches of Claudio Guillén and Jean Bessière. She has worked in the field of literary translation in various research groups directed by Francisco Lafarga, focusing on translation as a vehicle for relationships between literatures.