DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.05.003
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ZHANG Qun-xing

Abstract: The wide application of Chinese and foreign allusions is a big feature of QIAN Zhong-shu's only novel and masterpiece Fortress Besieged, which was first published in 1947. The paper makes an attempt to categorize and analyze the strategies in translating allusions adopted by Jeanne Kelly and Nathan K. Mao in the only English version. The strategies include literal translation, literal translation plus endnote, literal translation plus explanation added in the text, interpretation of the implied meaning plus en…

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