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Cultural translation ≠ перевод культуры: Relationship between culture and translation

N. Xin
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Xin Na,

Doctor of Russian literature, associate professor of the Research center of Russian philology and culture at Heilongjiang University, China



This paper deals with the relationship of culture and translation and an attempt was made to illustrate the concept of culture oriented translation. Based on research aimed to study this topic in Russia, China and Western countries, it should be recognized that culture oriented translation remains a focus of attention of translation researchers from different countries; however, there are differing views on the relationship of culture and translation. Therefore, our study will give a new perspective, namely from a perspective of culture in both its broader and narrower senses, we have formed the concept of culture oriented translation in three levels: macro, meso and micro-levels. These levels are, respectively, the selection, the deformation and transformation, in which the translations of cultural products are being implemented. The concept of culture plays a key role in addressing the problem of relationship of culture and translation, at macro and meso-levels, culture is the environment, and at the micro-level, translation is a mean of transmission of cultural components from one language to another.

Keywords: culture oriented translation, cultural translation, culture translation, choice, deformation, transformation.



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