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INTERCULTURAL FACTORS INFLUENCING THE PROCESS OF TRANSLATION

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Author(s): Dai Xiaoqian

Journal: K@ta : a Biannual Publication on the Study of Language and Literature
ISSN 1411-2639

Volume: 7;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 85;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: intercultural factors | translation

ABSTRACT
Translation is a complex process, involving linguistic, cultural and personal factors. This article seeks to show how intercultural factors constitute one of the main sources of translation difficultties. The author suggests that a systematic discussion of these factors would be useful in establishing effective strategies for avoiding pitfalls in translation between English and Chinese.
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