Lunar New Year: A new bilingual Chinese & French translation

30, Jan, 2024

China is in the spotlight this Lunar New Year with a special edition of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless masterpiece, The Little Prince. Available now on The Little Prince Collection, this bilingual edition in Chinese and French takes readers on a captivating journey through the Little Prince’s magical words.

The new Chinese translation of The Little Prince is the work of renowned Germanist and translator Wei Maoping, Professor Emeritus at Shanghai University of International Studies. Wei Maoping, winner of the prestigious “Goethe Gold Medal” from the Weimar Goethe Society, brings a unique touch to this edition, combining Saint-Exupéry’s poetic sensibility with the linguistic richness of Chinese.

An exceptional collaboration between two masters of world literature, offers readers an experience in which the Little Prince’s wisdom comes alive again in this New Year of the Dragon, a symbol of strength, courage, and luck. 🐲

 

 

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