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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

The "Heroic Translators" Who Reinvented Classic Science Fiction In China

http://io9.com/the-heroic-translators-who-reinvented-classic-science-1696944844

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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