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Conversations about Translation

An interesting conversation about the nature of Chinese language interpretation, translation, and automated translation has been growing over at the China History Forum, ensuing from my article on the Eight-legged Essay used in old China to test the merit of they … Continue reading

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The Eight-legged Essay

There is a new post I have made at the China History forum, on the obscure topic of the old Eight-legged Essay of the Chinese imperial examination system. Having started on the path of CHF imperial exams (more on which I will … Continue reading

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