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Sinologists as Translators in the Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Lawrence Wangchi Wong
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-15 - Publisher: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

This collection of papers from the first and second international conferences with the above title explores why early sinologists chose certain works for transl
Two-Way Knowledge Transfer in Nineteenth Century China
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Ian Gow
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-11-18 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book is a biography of a remarkable Scottish missionary worker, Alexander Wylie, a classical nineteenth century artisan and autodidact with a gift and pass
Crossing Borders
Language: en
Pages: 525
Authors: Lawrence Wang-chi Wong
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-01 - Publisher: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

This edited volume investigates translations from the languages of China into the languages of Western societies, from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Rather th
The Role of Henri Borel in Chinese Translation History
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Audrey Heijns
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Against the historical background of Chinese translation in the West and the emergence of several prominent European translators of China, this book examines th
An American Pioneer of Chinese Studies in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 463
Authors: Man Shun Yeung
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-05 - Publisher: BRILL

This book reconstructs Benjamin Bowen Carter’s (1771–1831) experience learning Chinese in Canton, describes his interactions with European sinologists, trac
Scholarly Personae in the History of Orientalism, 1870-1930
Language: en
Pages: 205
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-17 - Publisher: BRILL

Focusing on the field of study known as orientalism in the decades around 1900, this volume explores the history of the humanities through the prism of scholarl
The Making of the Global Yijing in the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Benjamin Wai-ming Ng
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-26 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book represents an ambitious effort to bring leading Yijing scholars together to examine the globalisation and localisation of the 'Book of Changes' from c
Transcultural Lyricism
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Jane Qian Liu
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-05 - Publisher: BRILL

In Transcultural Lyricism, Jane Qian Liu discusses the extent to which modern Chinese writer-translators borrowed from foreign literary works to create new ways
History Retold
Language: en
Pages: 317
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-26 - Publisher: BRILL

This collected volume studies the history of Western translation of premodern Chinese texts from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. A range of case-studi
Translation and Literature in East Asia
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Jieun Kiaer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Translation and Literature in East Asia: Between Visibility and Invisibility explores the issues involved in translation between Chinese, Japanese and Korean, a