“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Chinese-to-English Literary Translators: You Think You Have it Tough?

http://www.sixthtone.com/news/1000635/how-translation-wages-affect-the-popularity-of-foreign-classics

How Translation Wages Affect the Popularity of Foreign Classics: China’s translators are severely underpaid, and the proof is in the print.

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International publishers and agents selling books into China should take note -- chances are good you're going to get a substandard Chinese translation, unless you get involved in the process.

 Eric Abrahamsen, August 7, 2017, 7:21p.m.

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, August 9, 2017, 11:36a.m.

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Sad but true in most cases...

Lirong, August 20, 2017, 6:09p.m.

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