Translation and criticism of the works of Leo Tolstoy in Shanghai at the beginning of the 20th century

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The translation, dissemination, and criticism of Leo Tolstoy's works by Shanghai intellectuals in the early 20th century are discussed. The author restores the unique social and historical context in China in the first two decades of the 20th century, combs Tolstoy's works published in Shanghai and critical articles about the writer published by various newspapers and periodicals, revealing the psychological dynamics and reality of these translators and critics, and summarizes Shanghai's outstanding contributions to the dissemination of Tolstoy and the promotion of Tolstoy's research in China.

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Minmin Yang

Shanghai Jiaotong University

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ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3999-4757

Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor of the Department of French and Russian Languages

800 Dongchuan St, Shanghai, 200240, People’s Republic of China


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