Lowe-Porter, Helen (1876–1963)
Lowe-Porter, Helen (1876–1963)
American writer and translator. Name variations: Helen Tracy Porter, Helen Porter, Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter, Helen T. Porter Lowe, H.T. Lowe-Porter. Born Helen Tracy Porter on June 15, 1876, in Towanda, PA; died April 26, 1963, in Princeton, NJ; dau. of Henry Clinton Porter (pharmacist) and Clara (Holcombe) Porter; graduate of Wells College, 1898; m. Elias Avery Lowe (paleographer), 1911; children: Prudence Holcombe Lowe (b. 1912), Frances Beatrice Lowe (b. 1913), and Patricia Tracy Lowe (b. 1917).
Translated Thomas Mann's novels, short stories, and essays from German to English (1922–51); wrote blank verse drama, Abdication, which was performed at Gate Theatre in Dublin (1948), then published (1950); wrote book of poetry, Casual Verse (1957); trans. works of such writers as Arthur Schnitzler, Frank Thiess and Hermann Broch, and papers and writings for Albert Einstein; also trans. works from French, Italian, Dutch, and Latin into English; believed in women's rights and international understanding, and opposed nationalism and anti-communism of McCarthy era.
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