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Translation(Mandarin): The Narrator’s Voice In Chinese Narratology

Author: Andrew H. Plaks, United States

Translated by Claire Hennessy, United States

Stone Carving of Jing Ke's assassination attempt on China's first emperor, Han Dynasty, Circa 202 BC- 220 AD, source is in the public domain


There are often two perceived narratorial voices in a literary narrative: One is the event speaking for itself, the other is the voice of the narrator, which is also known as the “narrator’s voi