‘पुनर्मिलन’ (Reunion)



Nishit Kumar, translator

Anuvad, Bhartiya Anuvad Parishad (Translators’ Association of India), New Delhi, 2020

About the publication: ‘पुनर्मिलन’ (Reunion) 《重逢》is a Chinese short-story written by a Taiwanese writer 吴念真 (Wu Nien-Jen). Wu Nien-Jen is a scriptwriter, director, and author. He is one of the most prolific and highly regarded scriptwriters in Taiwan and a leading member of the New Taiwanese Cinema, although he has also acted in a number of films. I read this short story during my stay as Visiting Fellow at Peking University under the ICS-HYI Doctoral Fellowship. ‘पुनर्मिलन’ (Reunion) is a story of the reunion of a taxi driver to his ex-girlfriend. The journal ‘Anuvad’ is a quarterly on the art, science, and craft of translation. It is published by Bhartiya Anuvad Parishad (Translators’ Association of India), New Delhi.

About the author: Nishit Kumar was a HYI Chinese Studies In India Program Visiting Fellow from 2019-20.