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Questions tagged [the-three-body-problem]

Questions about the Chinese science fiction novel 'The Three-Body Problem' (三体, 2006) by Liu Cixin. Use this tag with the [liu-cixin] and [chinese-literature] tags.


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 ...