Burton Raffel (lahir di New York, Amerika Serikat, 27 April 1928; umur 92 tahun) adalah seorang penulis dan penerjemah Amerika Serikat.

Burton Raffel
Pekerjaanpenulis, penerjemah
PenghargaanFrances Steloff Prize, Prize, Translation Prize, French-American Foundation


  • 1978 Frances Steloff Prize[1]
  • 1991 Translation Prize, French American Foundation.[2]



  • 1967 The Development of Modern Indonesian Poetry, State University of New York Press.
  • 1971 The Forked Tongue: A Study of the Translation Process, Mouton (Hawthorne, NY).
  • 1971 Introduction to Poetry, New American Library.
  • 1973 Why Re-Create?: A Conversation about Translations with Burton Raffel, conducted by Vincent J. Cleary, Chandler & Sharp (San Francisco, CA).
  • 1976 Guide to Paperback Translation in the Humanities, National Humanities Faculty, 1976.
  • 1981 Robert Lowell, Ungar (New York City).
  • 1982 T. S. Eliot, Ungar.
  • 1984 How to Read a Poem, New American Library.
  • 1984 American Victorians: Explorations in Emotional History, Archon Books (Hamden, CT).
  • 1984 Ezra Pound: Prime Minister of Poetry, Archon Books.
  • 1985 Possum and Ole Ez in the Public Eye: Contemporaries and Peers on T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, 1892-1972, Archon Books.
  • 1986 Politicians, Poets, and Con Men: Emotional History in Late Victorian America, Shoe String (Hamden, CT).
  • 1988 The Art of Translating Poetry, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park).
  • 1992 From Stress to Stress: An Autobiography of English Prosody, Archon Books.
  • 1994 The Art of Translating Prose, Pennsylvania State University Press.


  • 1963 Beowulf. A New Translation with an Introduction by Burton Raffel, New American Library (New York City).
  • 1963 Chairil Anwar: Selected Poems, New Directions (New York City).
  • 1964 An Anthology of Modern Indonesian Poetry, University of California Press (Berkeley), From the Vietnamese: Ten Centuries of Poetry, October House (New York City), 1968.
  • 1970 The Complete Poetry and Prose of Chairil Anwar, State University of New York Press.
  • 1970 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, New American Library.
  • 1971 Russian Poetry under the Tsars: An Anthology, State University of New York Press.
  • 1971 Poems: An Anthology, New American Library.
  • 1972 Selected Works of Nikolai S. Gumilev, Burton Raffel, Alla Burago, State University of New York Press.
  • 1973 Complete Poetry of Osip Emilievitch Mandelstam, Burton Raffel, Alla Burago,State University of New York Press.
  • 1973 Selected Odes, Epodes, Satires, and Epistles of Horace, New American Library.
  • 1974 Horace: Ars Poetica, State University of New York Press.
  • 1974 Ballads and Blues: Selected Poetry of W. S. Rendra, Burton Raffel, Harry Aveling, Oxford University Press (Kuala Lumpur).
  • 1975 A Thousand Years of Vietnamese Poetry, Burton Raffel, N. N. Bich, W. S. Merwin, Knopf (New York City).
  • 1978 Lyrics from the Greek, Writers Workshop.
  • 1978 Salvador Espriu, The Bull Hide/La pell de brau, Writers Workshop.
  • 1979 Selected Poems of Alexander Pushkin, Burton Raffel, Alla Burago, Writers Workshop.
  • 1983 The Essential Horace, North Point Press (Berkeley).
  • 1986 Gems of Chinese Poetry, Burton Raffel, Zuxin Ding, Liaoning University Press.
  • 1987 Chretien de Troyes, Yvain, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT).
  • 1990 Francois Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel, Norton (New York City).
  • 1993 Chairil Anwar, The Voice of the Night: Complete Poetry and Prose of Chairil Anwar, Ohio University (Athens).
  • 1994 Honore de Balzac, Pere Goriot: A New Translation, Norton.
  • 1995 Miguel de Cervantes, The History of That Ingenious Gentleman, Don Quijote de la Mancha, Norton.
  • 1997 Chretien de Troyes, Cliges, Yale University Press.
  • 1997 Chretien de Troyes, Erec et Enide, Yale University Press.
  • 1997 Chretien de Troyes, Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart, Yale University Press.
  • Poems and Prose from the Old English, Burton Raffel, Alexandra H. Olsen, Yale University Press.
  • 1999 Chretien de Troyes, Perceval: The Story of the Grail, Yale University Press, 1999.
  • 2003 Stendhal, The Red and the Black: A Chronicle of 1830, introduction by Diane Johnson, notes by James Madden, Modern Library (New York, NY).