Reproduction of the Pastoral Flavor in Gladys Yang’s English Version of Biancheng

Qiushi WANG


Biancheng (Border Town), Shen Congwen’s classic novel, has been acclaimed as “an indelible pearl through all ages”. Pastoral flavor which is embodied in the unique scenery description and rich West Hunan local color constitute prominent parts of its everlasting fascination. Gladys Yang’s English version succeeds in the reproduction of the pastoral flavor.


Biancheng; Gladys Yang; pastoral flavor; reproduction

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