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Translation zones in modern China

Bonnie S. McDougall

Translation zones in modern China

authoritarian command versus gift exchange

by Bonnie S. McDougall

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Published by Cambria Press in Amherst, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Languages,
  • Translating and interpreting,
  • English Language

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Bonnie S. McDougall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP306.2 .M397 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25002197M
    ISBN 109781604977462
    LC Control Number2010054596

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    The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama's excellent selection, colloquial and stage-friendly translations, and illuminating introduction undoubtedly make the volume the authoritative choice in teaching and reading modern Chinese drama for the foreseeable Liu, World Books - PRI's The World it brings any Western readers closer to the fascinating and rich world of modern. Milton in Translation represents an unprecedented collaboration that demonstrates the breadth of John Milton's international reception, from the seventeenth century through today. This book collects in one volume new essays written on the translation of Milton's works written by an international roster of experts: stalwart and career-long Miltonists, scholars primarily of translation studies.


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Translation zones in modern China by Bonnie S. McDougall Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book begins by setting out these two contrasting models of translation that co-existed in China during the s: the authoritarian model and the reciprocal, or gift-exchange, model. The following chapters set down the actual circumstances of each model as it operated in its own zone, in the first such testimony from an active observer and participant in by: 3.

: Translation Zones in Modern China: Authoritarian Command Versus Gift Exchange eBook: McDougall McDougall: Kindle Store. Bonnie McDougall has set out to give us a participant ethnography of “translation zones in modern China” that is also part memoir–or, perhaps, a memoir of living and translating in China in the early s that is also part academic ethnography, with a little translation/sociocultural theory mixed in.

Yet even the most comprehensive and wide-ranging works overlook translation episodes in modern China that resulted in brief but significant passages of cultural exchange. This book describes and analyzes two translation zones in literary translation from Chinese into English in the late twentieth century that as well as their intrinsic interest.

A book review of 'Translation zones in modern China: authoritarian command versus gift exchange' by Bonnie McDougall (), Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, ISBN Original : Yan Qian. It opens up new corners of modern Chinese culture and society that sinologists have hitherto overlooked. This book begins by setting out these two contrasting models of translation that co-existed in China during the s: the authoritarian model and the reciprocal, or gift-exchange, : Bonnie S.

McDougall. "The Foreign Languages Press as workplace There are few institutions around the world specializing in translation that can match the Foreign Languages Press in terms. This Companion explains key aspects of modern Chinese culture without assuming prior knowledge of China or the Chinese language.

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in the zone translate: (做某事)得心應手. Learn more in the Cambridge English-Chinese traditional Dictionary. Then he discusses the history of translation, using as his paradigm the most translated book in the world, the Bible, tracing it from its original Hebrew and Greek to Jerome's Latin and the.

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