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Published: 08 June 2021

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198866398

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Translating Early Modern China

Illegible Cities

Carla Nappi

Global Asias

  • Presents a significant new interpretation of the history of translation in China
  • Offers new ways to think about translation theory and translation as an art form
  • Each chapter studies a particular translator
  • Includes case studies of a range of texts including glossaries and official Ming translation bureaus, bilingual Ming Chinese-Mongolian language primers, the first Latin grammar of Manchu, a Qing Manchu conversation manual, and a collection of Manchu poems by a Qing translator