The translator championing Chinese women writers for English-language readers around the world

//The translator championing Chinese women writers for English-language readers around the world

The translator championing Chinese women writers for English-language readers around the world

Country girl: I grew up in the village of Dauntsey, in rural southwest England, where my parents were farmers. At the age of 12, I was sent to a boarding school in south Wiltshire. I was rather lonely but there was one major compensation: it gave me a wonderful opportunity to learn languages.My French teacher was inspirational. She was from Adel, outside Leeds, and spoke French with a strong Yorkshire accent. But she made Racine’s tragedies and Mérimée’s Carmen come alive in a way that I’ve…

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