By Prof. Wang Ning, Dr. Sun Yifeng

The global/local contrast has replaced considerably, and the subject has been heatedly debated in literary and cultural in addition to translation scholarship. during this age of globalisation, the normal definition of translation has been altered. within the current anthology, translation is considered as a cultural and political perform, and for this reason translation stories relies on a heightened wisdom of global/local tensions in translation and of its moderating and reworking impression on neighborhood cultural paradigms. the entire essays during this anthology care for problems with translation from a cultural and theoretic viewpoint in regards to tensions and conflicts among international and native pursuits and values. regardless of how diverse their methods could appear, the essays are thematically built-in to debate translation in a dialectical framework: both “globalising” chinese language concerns across the world, or “localising” normal and foreign concerns domestically.

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