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Hung, Eva. 1998. Giving texts a context: Chinese translations of classical English detective stories 1896–1916. In Pollard, David E., ed. Translation and creation: readings of western literature in early modern China, 1840-1918 (Benjamins Translation Library 25). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp. 151–176.
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The first part of this article concentrates on the context. In this section, the basis for selection, why detective fiction is chosen, pioneering translations, the blossoming of a genre and the elite’s reaction are discussed. The second part discusses specific technical (not necessarily textual) reflections that may clarify the elusive word ‘quality’.
Source : J. Vluijmans