Linguistic Explorations in Translation Studies - Analyses of English Translations of Ancient Chinese Poems and Lyrics - Guowen Huang

Linguistic Explorations in Translation Studies - Analyses of English Translations of Ancient Chinese Poems and Lyrics - Guowen Huang

Epilogue: A functional linguistic approach to translation studies

Linguistic Explorations in Translation Studies - Analyses of English Translations of Ancient Chinese Poems and Lyrics - Guowen Huang

Guowen Huang [+-]
City University of Macau
HUANG Guowen is Chair Professor of the Changjiang Programme selected by the Ministry of Education of P.R. China. He has been a professor of Functional Linguistics since 1996 at Sun Yat-sen University, P.R. China. He is now at City University of Macau. He was educated in Britain and received two PhD degrees from two British universities (1992: Applied Linguistics, Edinburgh; 1996, Functional Linguistics, Cardiff). He was a Fulbright Scholar in 2004-2005 at Stanford University. He serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal Foreign Languages in China (bimonthly) published by the Higher Education Press, China. He is also co-editor of the journal of Functional Linguistics (Springer) and co-editor of Journal of World Languages (Routledge). He publishes extensively both in China and abroad and serves/served as an editorial/advisory committee member for several journals, including Linguistics and the Human Sciences (Equinox), Language Sciences (Elsevier), Journal of Applied Linguistics (Equinox), and Social Semiotics (Carfax). He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Monograph Series Discussions in Functional Approaches to Language (Equinox). His research interests include Systemic Functional Linguistics, Ecolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies.

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Chapter 14 highlights the significance of a linguistic approach to translation studies. It proposes six steps in applying Systemic Functional Linguistics to translation, including (i) observation, (ii) interpretation, (iii) description, (iv) analysis, (v) explanation, and (vi) evaluation. This chapter also illustrates how the six steps are applied in the investigation of English translations of ancient Chinese poems.

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Huang, Guowen. Epilogue: A functional linguistic approach to translation studies. Linguistic Explorations in Translation Studies - Analyses of English Translations of Ancient Chinese Poems and Lyrics. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. Aug 2024. ISBN 9781800504189. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=44770. Date accessed: 24 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.44770. Aug 2024

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