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Translation Semiotics: The Disciplinary Essence

Mingyu Wang and Jing Li
From the journal Chinese Semiotic Studies

Abstract

Translation semiotics studies the transformation of signs in translation, which generally involves semiosis, sign behavior, sign relations, semiotic hierarchy, intersemiosis, semiotic function, and semiotic conservation. This paper attempts to explore, from these seven dimensions, the disciplinary essence of TS and foresees the development of this burgeoning discipline as a branch of semiotics.

Acknowledgement

While translation semiotics is still rarely studied in China, Dr. Jia Hongwei from the Capital Normal University has received attention from the academic community for his achievements in this field in recent years. Some of his thoughts and suggestions have been incorporated into this article, and we hereby would like to acknowledge his generous help to us.

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