INTRODUCING LEXICAL ELEMENTS OF KOREAN CULTURE (LEXICAL GROUP FOOD) IN THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF HAN KANG’S NOVEL “THE VEGETARIAN”

  • The authors:
    Elvira I. Myachinskaya, Maria Ivanova
  • Issue: November 16th, 2018
  • Pages: 309-320
  • Section: Cross-cultural component of the linguistic personality in understanding the socio-cultural reality
  • URL: http://conferences-ifl.rudn.ru/309-320/
  • DOI:10.22363/09129-2018-309-320

Abstract: The Korean government’s policy is to promote Korean culture and literature. The article describes factors that stimulate penetration of Korean cultural elements into British cultural space and, in particular, studies the role of the English translation of a famous novel in introducing Korean lexis to English readership.

Keywords: inter-cultural communication, Korean food lexis, English translation, cultureintroducing factors

Elvira I. Myachinskaya
Department of English Language and Cultural Studies
St Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
e-mail: e.myachinskaya@spbu.ru,

Maria Ivanova
Department of English Language and Cultural Studies
St Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
e-mail: mmaryyumm@gmail.com

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