Corpus-Based Studies of Translational Chinese in English-Chinese Translation by Richard XiaoCorpus-Based Studies of Translational Chinese in English-Chinese Translation by Richard Xiao

Corpus-Based Studies of Translational Chinese in English-Chinese Translation

byRichard Xiao

Hardcover | July 24, 2015

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This book takes a corpus-based approach, which integrates translation studies and contrastive analysis, to the study of translational language. It presents the world's first balanced corpus of translational Chinese, which, in combination with a comparable native Chinese corpus, provides a reliable empirical basis for a comprehensive account of the macro-statistic, lexical, and grammatical features of translational Chinese in English-to-Chinese translation - a significant contribution to Descriptive Translation Studies. The research findings based on these two distinctly different languages have important implications for universal translation research on the European tradition.

Richard Xiao is Lecturer of Chinese Linguistics at Lancaster University (UK) and Professor of Linguistics at Zhejiang University (China). His main research interests cover corpus linguistics, contrastive and translation studies of English and Chinese, and tense and aspect theory. He has published numerous books including Aspect in Mand...
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Title:Corpus-Based Studies of Translational Chinese in English-Chinese TranslationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:205 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:July 24, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642413625

ISBN - 13:9783642413629

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Table of Contents

Notes for transcription.- Abbreviations.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Corpus-based Translation Studies: An evolving paradigm.- Exploring the features of translational language.- Corpora and corpus tools in use.- The macro-statistic features of translational Chinese.- The lexical features of translational Chinese.- The grammatical features of translational Chinese.- The features of translational Chinese and Translation Universals.- Conclusive remarks.