Category Archives: Translation

Discussions, problems, complaints about translating, mostly English to Chinese and Chinese to English

Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Here is the story on BBC. This was a surprising award; with the possible exception of Isaac Bashevis Singer, this is the first time someone who writes primarily short stories has won the Nobel Prize for literature. Even Singer is … Continue reading

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Ironic twist

Literary irony in a Chinese context Continue reading

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Fun with Google translate

entertaining machine translation Continue reading

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Teaching translation on-line

This post is a revised version of a paper presented at the NTNU 5th Annual Conference on Teaching Translation (2000/12/16). It is now a historical relic, but the problems described remain the same. Continue reading

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