Wuhan Diary Review: Weaponized Translation?


In a time of pandemic, what is the role of literature, particularly the form of online diary—the daily-based documentary genre that first appears on social media and is then translated into foreign languages and published in print abroad? Must the translator bear the burden of xenophobia from the nation of the source language?


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An excellent in depth review. Very useful for including the relevant parts of the Chinese original when quoting from Berry's English translation.

TDyson, September 1, 2020, 1:08p.m.

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As China’s Propaganda Push Continues, Wuhan Emerges as a Star

New television shows have paid tribute to the city where the coronavirus emerged, focusing on residents’ heroism and glossing over official mistakes.

Bruce Humes, November 7, 2020, 6:47a.m.


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