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游记文本The Deepest South of All(节选)汉译实践报告

日期:2023年05月02日 编辑:ad201107111759308692 作者:无忧论文网 点击次数:344
论文价格:300元/篇 论文编号:lw202304272200198916 论文字数:62555 所属栏目:英语论文
论文地区:中国 论文语种:English 论文用途:硕士毕业论文 Master Thesis

本文是一篇英语论文,本翻译报告在任务描述、翻译过程和案例分析的基础上,以接受美学理论为指导,从不同角度全面展示了《最深的南方》原文的翻译和分析过程,译者不仅学到了很多关于游记翻译的知识,而且发现了一些局限性。
Chapter One Task Description

1.1 Task Background

英语论文怎么写

With the number of overseas tourists increasing year by year,tourism has playedan important role in the development of Chinese economy,society and culture.Moreand more people are fascinated by the grotesque landscapes,traditional cultures anddifferent customs overseas.At the same time,tourism has also become a bridge todeepen the mutual understanding between Chinese tourists and other people.Atpresent,most Chinese tourists travel abroad with a group tour,but in fact,the route setby the group tour is not always suitable for each tourist,then the feeling of the tourwould be greatly reduced.Moreover,there are few tour recommendation for people tochoose for limited introduction of foreign tourist attractions provided inChina.However,travelogues can not only show readers the world scenery,but alsogive readers a different view of the world through the author’s angle in the text.Therefore,the translator chose travelogues for translation and completes thetranslation practice report.

The Deepest South of All,written by bestselling travel writer Richard Grant inEnglish and published in 2020,provides comprehensive tourism information aboutNatchez,Mississippi,America.Furthermore,differing from other travel guides,thisbook,“part of history and part of travelogue”in the author’s words,mainly introducesa quirky town with long history,including lots of historical events and racial cultureof the Civil War,which all attracts Chinese tourists.The whole text includes 12,737English characters.Besides,it has been proved that no Chinese translation of thistravelogue was published before the translator began to implement this task.Considering the factors above,this travelogue is selected as the source text of thistranslation task.

1.2 Objectives of the Translation Task

The objectives of the translation task are as follows:

Firstly,it intends to improve the translator’s ability in travelogue translation.Based on the years of study in the university,the translator has mastered sometheories,strategies and skills in translation,but the ability to put them into practice inspecific text needs to be improved.So,the translator expects to make the translationreadable and acceptable,and then receive response from Chinese readers as same asthat from the readers of the source text.

Secondly,it tries to explore the application of the reception aesthetics theory intravelogues.As domestics researches indicates that reception aesthetics theory israrely used to guide the translation of travelogues,this task attempts to prove thefeasibility of reception aesthetics theory in the translation of travelogue text throughspecific cases analysis.

Finally,it encourages more tourists to enjoy different customs and culture in theprocess of globalization.It hopes to provide Chinese readers with more information inthe source text to view the American Civil War,slavery and complex racial issues,tolearn more knowledge about the culture and history of the US,and then to think moreabout slavery and its influence on the local people until today.

Chapter Two Translation Process

2.1 Pre-translation

As an necessary part in translation practice,an adequate preparation canguarantee the quality of the report.Then,this part principally presents the introductionto the source text and its features as well as the introduction to the reception aestheticstheory and its research status.

2.1.1 Analysis of the Source Text

The main contents of this section consists of the introduction of the source textand analysis of its features.

2.1.1.1 Introduction of the Source Text

The Source text is excerpted from The Deepest South of All,a travelogue writtenby the New York Times best-selling author Richard Grant.Published by Simon&Schuster,one of The world’s six largest publishers on September 1,2020,it includes23 chapters in this book.The translation task contains 12,7