Shanshan Wu, Su Chai
School of Foreign Language and Literature, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, China
Eco-Translatology is a new interdisciplinary translation theory proposed by Professor Hu Gengshen. This theory claims that translation is the translator's multidimensional adaptation and selection to the translation environment. After 20 years of development, the theory is of great guiding significance to translation practice.This paper aims at studying William Butler Yeats's Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry from the Eco-Translatology, which focusing on the translation strategies from linguistic dimension, cultural dimension and communicative dimension. In linguistic transformation, the strategies of addition, conversion and specification are given. In cultural transformation, the author keeps the cultural images. In communicative transformation, this paper discusses how to retaining the rhyme and rhythm. This paper shows that Eco-Translatology plays an important role in translation and translators should focus on adaptive selection in linguistic, cultural and communicative dimension. The author hopes this study could help the cultural exchange between China and the West.
Eco-translatology, Three-dimensional transformation, Fairy and folk tales of the irish peasantry
Shanshan Wu, Su Chai. A Tentative Study of Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry from the Perspective of Eco-Translatology. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 8: 39-42. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.030810.
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