ENG269H1: English Literature and Chinese Translation

Hours: 
36L

This course studies how works of English literature have been translated and presented in modern Chinese culture. It requires no background in translation or literary studies. Through exercises and workshops, students will be exposed to works by British, American, and Canadian authors. Students will engage with issues in translation studies and learn practical skills of translation from English to Chinese. Class will be taught primarily in English, supplemented by Mandarin. Assignments to be completed in English. Reading knowledge of Mandarin is required.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 ENG FCE or any 4.0 FCE; reading knowledge of Mandarin

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)