Department of English

University of Toronto


ENG269H1S L0101  T12-2, R12
English Literature & Chinese Translation
Professor Ming Xie

Brief Description of Course:
 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 mainly in English, supplemented by Mandarin Chinese. Reading competence in Modern Chinese is required.

Required Reading: Texts will be provided in a course pack or accessed online.

First Three Authors/Texts: TBA.

Method of Instruction: Lecture/discussion.

Method of Evaluation: Informed participation and discussion, analytical exercises, workshop project.

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