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Barriers, Privileges, and Invisible Labor: A Sino Diaspora Translator’s Perspective - Words Without Borders

Barriers, Privileges, and Invisible Labor: A Sino Diaspora Translator’s Perspective - Words Without Borders

As a racialized, genderqueer woman translator working with Chinese literature, I translate as a form of reclamation and resistance. There has been an increasing number of discussions in the literary translation community recently about whether any translator should have the right to translate any text. This question, however, can be quite simplistic and misleading. It overlooks the power dynamics at play in the field, such as the barriers that affect who can break into translation and the undervaluing of less formal forms of expertise such as lived experiences. It overlooks that, in...

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