New Frontiers in Translation Studies

Translation Studies in China

The State of the Art

Editors: Han, Ziman, Li, Defeng (Eds.)

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  • Reflects the state of the art of translation studies in China
  • Provides insights into the most important thoughts on translation in the Chinese translation studies community 
  • Offers a closer look at the translation policy and language industry in China
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This book features the latest research on translation by a dozen leading scholars of translation studies in China. The themes discussed are diverse, and include: translation policy, literary translation, medical translation, corpus translation studies, teaching translation, translation technologies, media translation, interpreting studies and so on. The contributors are all respected experts on their respective topics. The book reflects the state-of-the-art of translation studies in China, and offers a unique window on the latest thoughts on translation there.

About the authors

Ziman Han, a Professor of Translation Studies at Shanghai International Studies University, has a keen interest in modern translation theories and literary translation studies, and in the last few years he has focused on translation and war. He has published extensively in various translation studies journals. He is also a practicing translator, and has published Chinese translations of English novels, biographies and scholarly books.
Defeng Li, a Professor of Translation Studies and Director of the Centre for Studies of Translation, Interpreting and Cognition (CSTIC) at the University of Macau. Prior to his current appointment, he served as Chair of the Centre for Translation Studies and Reader in Translation Studies at SOAS, University of London; Director of the MA in Translation and Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; Dean and Chair Professor at Shandong University; and (visiting) Chair Professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is currently President of World Interpreter and Translator Training Association (WITTA). He has researched and published extensively in the field of cognitive translation studies, corpus-assisted translation studies, curriculum development in translator training, research methods in translation studies, professional translation (e.g. business, journalistic, legal translation), as well as second language education.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Translation Studies as a Young Established Discipline in China

    Pages 1-7

    Han, Ziman (et al.)

  • Chinese Discourse on Translation: Views and Issues

    Pages 9-32

    Tan, Zaixi

  • The Literary Obsession in Translation Studies in China: A Bibliometric Study Based on Chinese Translators Journal and Babel

    Pages 33-54

    Han, Ziman

  • Modernization Through Translation: A Study of Science Translation in China (1890s–1900s)

    Pages 55-75

    Chi, Limin

  • Translation Policy Studies in China: Review and Reflections

    Pages 77-86

    Wang, Yujue

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-7592-7
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-7591-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Translation Studies in China
Book Subtitle
The State of the Art
Editors
  • Ziman Han
  • Defeng Li
Series Title
New Frontiers in Translation Studies
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7592-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7592-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7591-0
Series ISSN
2197-8689
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 289
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour
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