Three-Dimensional Transformation of Chen Bochui’s Version of The Wizard of Oz From the Perspective of Ecological Translatology

Yingying JIN


The American writer Frank Baum created the fairy tale The Wizard of OZ in the early 20th century, known as the American version of Journey to the West. By now, there are many translations of this book in China, the first and the wildly praised of which was translated by Mr. Chen Bochui, a prestigious Children’s literature writer and translator. It has been published for a long time and continues to be reprinted. This paper is designed to explore how the translator proactively chooses and adapts to the target language environment on the ground of the “three-dimensional transformation” model from the perspective of ecological translatology, and to provide a new approach for the research of juvenile literature translation.


Ecological Translatology; The Wizard of Oz; Three-dimensional transformation; Adaptation and selection

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