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Title Translation, globalisation and localisation : a Chinese perspective / edited by Wang Ning and Sun Yifeng
Published Clevedon, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Multilingual Matters, [2008]
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Description viii, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Series Topics in translation ; 35
Topics in translation ; 35
Contents Introduction / Wang Ning and Sun Yifeng -- Pt. 1. Historical Overviews -- 1. Transvaluing the Global: Translation, Modernity, and Hegemonic Discourse / Xie Ming -- 2. Translation in the Global/Local Tension / Cay Dollerup -- 3. Translation Studies in China: A 'Glocalized' Theoretical Practice / Sun Yifeng and Mu Lei -- 4. On Cultural Translation: A Postcolonial Perspective / Wang Ning -- 5. Towards Pluralistic and Interdisciplinary Approaches: A Reflection on Translation Studies in Contemporary China / Xu Yanhong -- Pt. 2. Current Developments -- 6. A Global View of Translation Studies: Towards an Interdisciplinary Field / Edwin Gentzler -- 7. Transgression and Appropriation in Transnational Cultural Translation: A Deconstructive Observation / Chen Yongguo -- 8. When a Turning Occurs: Counter-evidence to Polysystem Hypothesis / Wang Dongfeng -- 9. Translating Popular Culture: Feng Xiaogang's Film Big Shot's Funeral as a Polynuclear Text / Mao Sihui
10. English as a Postcolonial Tool: Anti-hegemonic Subversions in a Hegemonic Language / Eugene Chen Eoyang
Summary "The global/local distinction has changed significantly in recent years, and the topic has been debated in literary, cultural and translation studies. In this age of globalisation, the traditional definition of translation has been altered. In this anthology, translation is viewed as a cultural and political practice. All the essays deal with issues of translation from a cultural and theoretic perspective with regard to tensions and conflicts between global and local interests and values. Despite their different approaches, the chapters are thematically integrated to discuss translation in a dialectical framework: either globalising Chinese issues internationally, or localising general and international issues domestically."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198)
Subject Globalization.
Language and culture.
Postcolonialism.
Translating and interpreting -- China.
Translating and interpreting.
Author Sun, Yifeng, 1957-
Wang, Ning, 1955-
LC no. 2007040071
ISBN 184769053X (hbk : alk. paper)
1847690548 (ebok)
9781847690531 (hbk : alk. paper)
9781847690548 (ebok)