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Missionary Translator Robert Morrison

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DOI: 10.38007/Proceedings.0000609


Honglu Li, Xiao Shi

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Honglu Li


Robert Morrison, the first Protestant missionary coming to China in the 19th century, has translated a large number of works in China for 25 years and made remarkable achievements in Sino-west cultural communication. This paper analyzes his specific translation methods adopted in his various translation works, such as literal translation, free translation, literal translation in combination with free translation, and the combination of translation and interpretation, and studies the cultural influence of his translation works .Morrison is indeed a representative figure in the cultural exchange between China and the West.


Morrison; translation achievements; translation methods