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Title: Translation, Globalisation and Localisation
Subtitle: A Chinese Perspective
Edited By: Wang Ning
Sun Yifeng
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847690531
Series Title: Topics in Translation
Description:

This is the first anthology of translation studies edited by two leading
Chinese scholars in the field published in the English speaking world. The
essays deal with translation studies in a global/local context and from a
Chinese perspective. Such cutting edge theoretic topics as globalisation,
postcolonial theory, diaspora writing, polysystem theory, and East-West
comparative literature and culture studies are discussed in an in-depth and
accessible way.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 184769053X
ISBN-13: 9781847690531
Pages: 220
Prices: U.K. £ 49.95
U.S. $ 99.95