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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(2); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040218.

Research on Translation of Costume Terms in Chu Ci

Author(s)

Zhou Dana, Wang Yunjiaob, *

Corresponding Author:
Wang Yunjiao
Affiliation(s)

School of Foreign Languages, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, P.R. China, 430200

E-mail: a windy_zhou@163.com, b643590655@qq.com


Abstract

Chu Ci is the first collection of romantic poetry in China. Based on the four English versions of Chu Ci (Yang Xianyi and his wife Gladys Yang, Zhuo Zhenying, Xu Yuanchong, and Hawkes) as corpus, this study aims to make an in-depth analysis of the costume terms in Chu Ci, and to solve three major problems: First, sort out the characteristics of clothing or accessory in Chu Ci. Second, compared different translations of costume terms in Chu Ci as well as translation strategies or methods. Third, summarized its importance and great value of the translation on costume terms in classic works.

Keywords

Chu Ci, Costume Terms, Translation

Cite This Paper

Zhou Dan, Wang Yunjiao. Research on Translation of Costume Terms in Chu Ci. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 2: 83-88. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040218.

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