Literature Review on Chen Zhong De Chi Bang

Chunyang YE, Xianghong CHEN


Chen Zhong De Chi Bang, which won the second Mao Dun Literary Prize in 1985, is a contemporary Chinese novel written by Zhang Jie. As one of the literature works for foreigners to learn about China, it has been translated into two English versions, one by Gladys Yang and the other by Howard Goldblatt. Through carding relevant documents, it is found that researches on Chen Zhong De Chi Bang focus on artistic features, different versions and English versions’ reception while studies on its English versions are mainly from translator’s subjectivity, feminism and translation strategies three aspects. After analyzing previous studies, the thesis hopes to provide a new perspective on studying Chen Zhong De Chi Bang.


Chen Zhong De Chi Bang; English versions; translation comparison

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