The "Heroic Translators" Who Reinvented Classic Science Fiction In China
Essay by Ken Liu, in i09, 10 April 2015
When early science fiction novels were first translated into Chinese, the translators took a lot of liberties with the material, reinventing Jules Verne for Chinese readers. Author Ken Liu (The Grace of Kings) explains how this helped inspire him, in turn, to reinvent Chinese traditions for Western fantasy readers.
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