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Introduction

  • Libo Huang
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Part of the New Frontiers in Translation Studies book series (NFTS)

Abstract

This introduction begins with an overview of two decades’ development of Corpus-based Translation Studies (CTS), which has gained great achievements manifesting in two aspects: one is a deepened understanding of such major topics as translation universals, translator’s style, etc.; the other is the development of new topics, such as corpus-based explorations of language changes, construction of the multimodal corpus for interpreting studies, etc. Then, based on a brief explanation of some views on style in translation studies and a description of the status quo of English translations of modern and contemporary Chinese novels, a research question from the perspective of translation direction is raised.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Libo Huang
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  1. 1.Xi’an International Studies UniversityXi ANChina

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