Barbara Bray (1924–2010) was a translator of twentieth-century French literature into English. She was an early champion of Marguerite Duras and Samuel Beckett, and also translated the work of Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Anouilh, and Alain Robbe-Grillet. Her translations of The Bridge of Beyond
by Simone Schwarz-Bart, Monsieur Proust
by Céleste Albaret, and Prisoner of Love
by Jean Genet are available as NYRB Classics.