Translating Legend of the Condor Heroes

Last Updated: 15/08/2020 | Posted by: tinamani
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October 23, 2019
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Madame Mao's Dowry
207 Fumin Lu, by Changle Lu

Martial arts novels have been wildly popular with Chinese audiences for generations, and perhaps none more so that Jin Yong (Louis Cha)’s Legends of the Condor Heroes series.

Gigi Chang and Shelly Bryant, co-translators of the fourth book in the series, join Literary Shanghai to discuss the challenges of translating a legend ~ come walk with them through a terrain where heroes stand tall and villains wait in the most unexpected places, and where a lifetime’s accumulated skill and disciplined practice are crucial to surviving the journey.

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