Study of Minford and his English Translation of Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio
Keywords:Minford, Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio, English translation studies, Chinese culture.
As an outstanding British sinologist, Minford is committed to building bridges between Chinese and foreign cultures and spreading Chinese culture. All his life, he translated many Chinese classics under the principle of faithfulness, trying to present the “best Chinese”. This paper starts with his English translation works, analyzes his translation philosophy, translation principle, translation methods and cultuaral stance, and discusses the Chinese culture conveyed in his translation and the influence of this work on other countries.
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