О проблемах перевода прямой речи во вьетнамских художественных текстах
The article analyzes various methods of translating direct speech into Russian using concrete examples from modern Vietnamese literature. The author made an attempt to comprehend problems in translating Vietnamese literary texts full of characters’ utterances and offers practical solutions to a broad range of difficulties arising in this connection. In particular, he spells out grammatical, stylistic, and culturological specifics of direct speech, which often need to be transformed in translation by means of transposition, substitution, addition, and omission. Much attention is given to the stylistic makeup of direct speech. The article also addresses issues of translation into Russian of Vietnamese greetings, foreign language inclusions, short forms of verbal communication, and colloquial clichés reflecting particular life situations.