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Articles tagged "Death Fugue"

Transplants and Displacements

Like many of the works by Sheng Keyi that I’ve translated, this excerpt from Death Fugue deals with displacement.  Often, the characters she depicts are plucked out of their homes and thrown into new environments that are simultaneously enticing and bewildering, and usually fraught with unexpected dangers.  If that seems analogous to the whole translation process, that’s because it is. For every translation project, finding the ideal balance between...

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