Xu Chi is a writer and translator. He is known as a poet, essayist and "Father of Reportage" in China. In over sixties years, Xu Chi created a large volume of poems, essays, reportages, etc. and translated many foreign literary works into Chinese. An eco-translatological perspective to literary translator criticism emphasizes translator's subjectivity with "translator-centeredness". Xu Chi adapts to the demands of Translational Eco-environment and make selective adaptations and adaptive selections in linguistic, cultural and communicative dimensions. He translates with the pursuit of "doing things with translations" and integrates creation, criticism and translation. A comparatively high degree of selections and adaptations makes his translations well accepted and help to achieve "survival of the fittest".
- Adaptive selection
- Eco-translatological perspective
- Selective adaptation
- Translational eco-environment
- Xu Chi