Questions tagged [ken-liu]

For questions about the US-Chinese author and translator Ken Liu or about any of his literary works.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
6
votes
0answers
141 views

What narrative techniques and literary devices in The Three-Body Problem required or justified adjustment in the English translation?

In a postscript to the English translation of Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem, Ken Liu drew attention to his approach to the translation work. Ken Liu writes that "differences in linguistic ...
6
votes
0answers
32 views

What is the argument for Kuni being a worthy leader, when all others fail?

The Grace of Kings is deeply concerned with the mechanics of power - who has it; how to get it; how to keep it; what price you pay for it. Through its course, the book surveys a great many rulers and ...