Meng Xia, Tsareva N. E.I. Kychanov’s Translation of the “Revised and Newly Approved Code of the Heavenly Prosperity Reign” in the Context of the Development of Modern Translation Studies // Written Monuments of the Orient. 2023. Vol. 9, Supplement (19). P. 195–211.
E.I. Kychanov was well known in Chinese academic circles since 1980s, and his translations of ancient Tangut manuscripts into Russian are often used by Chinese scholars as reference material. This article focuses on the scholar’s translation of the Tangut “Revised and Newly Approved Code of the Heavenly Prosperity Reign (1149–1168)” and analyzes some features of his translation work, his chosen strategies and methods, and also comments on the Chinese specialists’ attitude to E.I. Kychanov’s translation of the Tangut legal text.
The Fifth International Academic Conference “The Turko-Mongol World: History and Culture” in memoriam of Sergei G. Klyashtorny (1928–2014) will be held on February 20–21, 2023. The programme of the conference is now available.