Chris Wen-chao Li

Biography

Chris Wen-Chao Li is a translator and theoretical linguist. He received his doctorate in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology from Oxford University, and is currently Professor of Chinese Linguistics at San Francisco State University, where he teaches classes in general linguistics, Chinese language, news writing, and translation-interpretation.

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What Confucius Really Said: The Complete Analects in a Skopos-Centric Translation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Confucianism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
A new translation of the Confucian Analects that translates not only language but also culture. In the world’s first skopos-oriented rendition of this Confucian classic, the distractions of ancient history are sidestepped by allowing Confucius to speak in a contemporary idiom. Includes newly discovered chapters of the Qi Analects.

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