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By Ahmed Ankit, Said Faiq

It's axiomatic that translation stories has been principally ruled via Western discourses on language, cultural and communique reviews. Non-Western traditions and discourses of translation have as a rule now not motivated debate past their geopolitical confines. yet, as André Lefevere time and again argued, the phenomenon of translation will be extra fruitfully tested and interrogated whilst diversified traditions are dropped at endure on one another. this can be exactly the concentration of this quantity, calling for brand spanking new turns in translation reviews. With a spotlight at the culturally important and delicate subject matters of patronage and enterprise, the quantity offers insights into how and why translation is considered and practised inside of jap highbrow traditions, and the ways that cross-cultural alternate is finished and/or limited through the 2 subject matters that crisis, in the end, a shared human exercise, conversation via translation. the amount can be of significant curiosity to scholars and researchers in all parts of translation and allied disciplines, fairly heritage, sociology, geopolitics, intercultural stories, conversation, and globalization stories.

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At first they studied only Dutch, but English, French, German and Russian were added from 1859 into the early 1860s. The main works translated were Dutch scientific works and news articles, and writings on practical matters and technical manuals were also translated. At the Bansho Shirabesho, institutional activities and norms intersected with the translation work of individual instructor-translators. Instructors also sometimes helped out with translations for the Office of Foreign Affairs. The position of official translator in the foreign affairs office was established in 1859, and diplomatic documents were supposed to be translated by assistant foreign affairs commissioners.

2. Pang Chong-Hwan’s Sarang ui sonmul [Love’s Gift] Pang Chong Hwan’s collection of translations of foreign children’s stories was first published in 1922 by Kaebyok Publishing Company. Pang chose ten foreign stories by Hans Christian Andersen, the brothers Grimm, and others, and adapted them for consumption by young Korean readers. Notes were provided for words which would have been difficult for children to understand, such as an explanation for the Chinese character form of the country name “Italia” used in the translation of a story by the nineteenth century Italian author Edmondo De Amicis.

Some of the authors whose works were translated in Children’s Literature from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s include the Brothers Grimm, Tolstoy, Aesop, La Fontaine, De Amicis, and Marshak. In some cases, the translation process involved a degree of re-interpretation and adaptation to emphasize revolutionary socialist ideology and criticize the bourgeois class. The Brothers Grimm In a Children’s Literature article in July 1962, entitled “Chakka sogae – Kurim hyongje” [Introduction to the Brothers Grimm], Ch’oe Tong-Hyop comments that the two Grimm brothers wanted to make the German 5 Kim Je-Gon points out that Paek Sok’s writings on children’s literature at this time praised Kim Il Sung strongly (2007: 87-89).

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