The Functions of Literature Works Translation Versions Under Cross-Cultural Background: Taking Uncle Tom’s Cabin as an Example

Zhigang LI


As one of cross-cultural communication actions, translation is a kind of human society cross-cultural communication and exchanging process at the same time. Since the generation of culture, the communication activities have never ended, and it has always promoted the continuous growing of culture. The exchanging of different language and the communication of their background culture can only be realized under the assistance of translation activities, and translation is the required conditions for cultural cohesion and shock, as well as communication and developing of different languages. When overlooking the overall developing history of the human society, the role of translation played in the cultural change can not be ignored. This paper has taken the translation of Uncle Tom’s Cabin as an example, discussed the functions of translation versions for literature works, and also set forth the significance of literature works translation versions in social culture from the perspective of macroscopic.


Cross-culture; Literature works; Translations

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