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By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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44 In this way, the modern world literature anthology revisits a general question concerning the project of the European Enlightenment – and, inferentially, the cultural prestige of Paris. Voltaire’s ironic preface to his Philosophical Dictionary written in 1764 provides a definitive instance of reflection upon the bind of the modern compendium of ‘world’ materials: This book does not demand continuous reading; but at whatever place one opens it, one will find matter for reflection. […] It is only really by enlightened people that this book can be read; the ordinary man is not made for such knowledge; philosophy will never be his lot.

Self-consciously exiled from the whole drama, which would allow direct correspondence between addressor and addressee, the ‘lonely’ lyric voice requires from the reader explication of its own absent conditions. Jahan Ramazani points the way here by reminding us how unusual it is for a military poem of any stripe to lack an afterlife image: there is no implied redemption in Yeats’s poem; and unlike Tennyson’s famous Victorian elegy for the Duke of Wellington, which celebrates the dead man as a soldier who fought nobly for an official cause, the Irish Airman is left only with the existential thrill of his own finitude.

On the other hand, however, his work entailed a rejection of French cosmopolitanism and the supremacy of Paris as a literary space. The counsel he famously gave to Synge to ‘give up Paris’ was only a version of the advice he had been following himself for years. The complexity of Yeats’s position was worked out through his poetic practice and marked most conspicuously in the lyrics which comprise the collection often regarded as the culmination of his early-period work, The Wind Among the Reeds (1899).

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