【双语】我国著名诗人余光中病逝 享年90岁

Renowned Chinese poet Yu Kuang-chuang died at the age of 90 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Thursday, local media reported.

据当地媒体报道,中国著名诗人余光中周四在台湾高雄逝世,享年90岁。

Yu was in hospital after suffering a stroke and had a pulmonary infection. His family confirmed the news without revealing more information.

余光中在中风后住院,肺部感染。他的家人证实了这一消息,但没有透露更多信息。

Yu was most recognized for the short poem "Nostalgia", in which he vividly described the relationship between people on either side of the Taiwan Strait.

余光中最著名的短诗是“乡愁”,他生动地描述了台湾海峡两岸的人与人之间的关系。

The poem has appeared in many Chinese school textbooks.

这首诗出现在许多中国学校的教科书中。

Born in Nanjing of east China's Jiangsu Province, Yu spent his younger days in the mainland before moving to Taiwan. He studied English at the University of Nanjing in 1947 and then transferred to Xiamen University.

出生于中国东部江苏省南京市的他早年在内地生活,随后搬到台湾。1947他在金陵大学学习英语,然后转到厦门大学。

Yu was later enrolled at Taiwan’s most prestigious institution, National Taiwan University, where he began to write poetry. As one of the first students to graduate with a degree in foreign languages in 1952, he published his first collection of poems "Blues of a Sailor", which is highly sentimental and nostalgic, and quickly gained popularity. He also held a master of fine arts degree from the University of Iowa.

他后来被台湾最有声望的学府台湾大学录取,在那里他开始写诗。作为第一个在1952年获得外语学位的学生之一,他出版了他的第一本诗集《舟子的悲歌》,非常伤感和怀旧,并很快获得了普及。他还拥有爱荷华大学的美术硕士学位。

Yu also wrote prose and commentaries, and was a translator. He published 21 poetry collections, 11 prose collections, five commentary collections and 13 translation collections during his career.

他还写散文和评论,并且是一名翻译家。他出版了21部诗集、11部散文集、五部评论集和13部翻译集。

The master of Chinese was a former professor at the Chinese language and literature faculty at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1974 to 1985. He was internationally acclaimed for his command of traditional Chinese and modern literature.

1974至1985,余光中曾任中国香港大学中文语言系教授。他因掌握了中国传统和现代文学而受到国际赞誉。

Yu spoke French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian.

余光中还通晓法语、德语、西班牙语、意大利语和俄语。

(英语俱乐部学习网独家编译,转载请注明出处;英文参考:CGTN)

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