Sichuan Minzu College, Kangding, Sichuan, 626001, China
Khampa folk literature is a kind of literary form transmitted orally in the Khampa region, reflecting the thoughts and feelings of ordinary people and expressing their aesthetic concepts and artistic interests. In the context of “telling the Chinese story”, how to translate Khampa folk literature into English is an urgent issue to be discussed. The translation theory proposed by Hans Vermeer, the skopos theory advocates that the focus of translation is on other factors, not language itself, and translators should adopt different translation strategies according to different translation purposes. In the author’s view, when translating Khampa folk literature, the translator should mainly focus on the readers, reflect the style and advantages of the target language, and enhance the mutual exchange between the cultures of the world’s ethnic groups.
Khampa folk literature; translating into English; skopos theory; mutual exchange
Zhang Yunhe. A Study on the Countermeasures of English Translation of Khampa Folk Literature under the Perspective of Skopos Theory. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 12: 126-130. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051220.
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