Appreciation of Meng Haoran’s Chun Xiao and Its English Versions: a Text Linguistic Point of View

Li-juan HUANG


Text linguistics, with its ground-breaking theories and methodology, provides readers not only an opportunity to better understand the original text, but also a sound theoretical basis for the appreciation and criticism of its versions. This article thus conducts a study on Meng Haoran’s well-known poem Chun Xiao and its different versions from the perspective of Chinese-English contrastive discourse analysis, taking cohesion and coherence as its major references and criteria. It is aimed to offer some inspiration for the Chinese-English contrastive study as well as translation studies.
Key words: text linguistics, English version of Chun Xiao, cohesion, coherence, translation Criticism
Résumé: La linguistique du texte est une discipline jeune dont la théorie et la méthode d’analyse aident non seulement le lecteur à mieux comprendre le texte original, mais aussi lui fournir le fondement théorique pour l’appréciation et la critique de la traduction. L’article présent, dans la perspective de l’étude comparative des textes chinois et anglais, en se référant aux deux caractéristiques les plus fondamentales de la linguistique du texte - cohérence et continuité, tente de procéder à des recherches sur le poème L’Aube du printemps de Meng Haoran et ses traductions dans le but d’aider à l’étude comparative des textes chinois et anglais ainsi que les recherches de traduction.
Mots-clés: linguistique du texte, version anglaise de L’Aube du printemps, cohérence, continuité, critique de traduction

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