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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2020, 2(5); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2020.020518.

Aesthetic Translation Theories in China and the West


Xiangmin Li

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Xiangmin Li

Zhongyuan University of Technology, Zhengzhou, Henan, 450007, China


The exploration of translation and translation theory has left a long stream behind it both in China and in western countries. The author reviews the literary translation theories both in western countries and in Chinese translation traditions briefly. Then the author finds that the criteria of prose translation are inseparable to aesthetic theories through comparison of the different versions.


Aesthetic translation theory, Criteria, Comparison

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Xiangmin Li. Aesthetic Translation Theories in China and the West. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 5: 78-81. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2020.020518.


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