The journey to the west

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University of Chicago Press , Chicago, London
Chinese fiction -- Translations into English., English fiction -- Translations from Chi
Statement(by Wu Cheng"en) ; translated (from the Chinese) and edited by Anthony C. Yu. Vol.1.
ContributionsYu, Anthony C.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii-xiii,530p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21196763M
ISBN 100226971457

"The Journey to the West" is a lengthy 16th century novel, regarded as one of the four great classics of Chinese literature. The author of the book is uncertain, but is thought to be Wu Cheng'en/5(61). Written in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China’s most famous religious heroes, and his three supernatural disciples, in search of Buddhist scriptures.

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"The Journey to the West" is a lengthy 16th century novel, regarded as one of the four great classics of Chinese literature. The author of the book is uncertain, but is thought to be Wu Cheng'en. This volume contains the first twenty-five chapters of the hundred-chapter narrative, plus extensive notes and a ninety-six-page introduction by the translator, Anthony C.

/5(52). First published inTHE JOURNEY TO THE WEST is comprised of four volumes. Translated by Anthony C. Yu, HSI-YU CHI is one of the most beloved classics of Chinese literature.

The fantastic tale recounts the sixteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Hsuan-tsang (), one of China's most illustrious religious heroes, who journeyed to India with /5(4).

Journey to the West is an epic Chinese tale written in the 16th century and part of the four great classical novels of China, a group of books which form the foundation of Chinese literature.

Free download or read online Monkey: The Journey to the West pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Wu Cheng'en. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this cultural, china story are Monkey, Xuanzang.4/5. If you want to know about Creation and Time, Read Difficulties Resolved on the Journey to the West.

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In the arithmetic of the universe,years make one cycle. Each cycle can be divided into twelve phases: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI and XII, the twelve branches.

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Written in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China’s most famous religious heroes, and his three supernatural disciples, in search of Buddhist scriptures. Throughout his journey, Xuanzang fights demons who wish to eat him, communes with spirits, and traverses a land Brand: University of Chicago Press.

Journey to the West is a classic in Chinese literature, believed to be written by Wu Cheng’en, possibly as early as It tells the story of a Buddhist monk. A Japanese friend of mine assures me that 98% of Asians know the story of Journey to the West whether through the book directly or At around pages, this translation is actually a short version of the 2,some-page Journey to the West, which was written in the 16th century.4/5.

Journey to the West begins by telling the tale of how Monkey came into existence and the mischief he caused that got him into so much trouble with the gods, which ultimately resulted in him being trapped under Five Element Mountain by Buddha.

After this, the book then picks up with Xuanzang and his reluctant start on his journey towards : Robert Hewitt. The Journey to the West: Volume I, translated and edited by Anthony C.

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Yu, contains the first 25 chapters of a chapter hero’s epic, an allegory designed to impart knowledge on how to behave and what values to extol. Originally published in the late 16th century during the late Ming Dynasty, this epic is “loosely based on the famous pilgrimage of Xuanzang the monk who.

Journey to the West, foremost Chinese comic novel, written by Wu Cheng’en, a novelist and poet of the Ming dynasty (–). The novel is based on the actual 7th-century pilgrimage of the Buddhist monk Xuanzang (–) to India in search of sacred texts.

First published inThe Journey to the West, volume I, comprises the first twenty-five chapters of Anthony C. Yu's four-volume translation of /5(3). Journey to the West, Chapter by chapter. Chapter 1 - The Divine Root Conceives and the Spring Breaks Forth, As the Heart’s Nature Is Cultivated, the Great Way Arises Chapter 2 - He Becomes Aware of the Wonderful Truth of Enlightenment, By Killing the.

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by Wu Cheng'en includes books The Journey to the West, Volume 1 (Journey to the West), The Journey to the West, Volume 2, The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 3, and several more.

See the complete The Journey to the West series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. THE JOURNEY TO THE WEST, THE CHINESE WIZARD OF OZ, THREE MUSKETEERS, DON QUIXOTE AND PILGRIM'S PROGRESSFROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF "The Journey to the West" (西遊記, Xi You Ji) is perhaps the /5.

JOURNEY TO THE WEST," IS A CELEBRATED CLASSIC WRITTEN ABOUT FIVE CENTURIES AGO BY WU CHENG'EN, AKA MASTER OF SHEYANG, ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO THE WEST TO FETCH THE SUTRA, BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY, IT IS a story of every person's purpose in life, to live a righteous life, go on the road he or she must go, until 5/5(5).

The following is a list of characters in the Chinese classical novel Journey to the West, including those mentioned by name only.

Avalokiteśvara (觀世音菩薩), better known as Guanyin Bodhisattva (觀音菩薩) or simply Guanyin (觀音) in the novel. Maitreya (彌勒佛), as his most well-known incarnation, Budai (布袋和尚) in the novel. Anthony C.

Yu’s translation of The Journey to the West,initially published inintroduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first n in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China’s most famous religious heroes, and his three supernatural.

Anthony C. Yu’s translation of The Journey to the West,initially published inintroduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first n in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China’s most famous religious heroes, and his three Brand: University of Chicago Press.

Considered one of China's great classical novels, Wu Ch'êng-ên's Journey to the West was translated by Arthur Waley in abridged form as Monkey in and has delighted English readers ever since. It is a riveting adventure story about a priest's quest to obtain holy Buddhist scriptures for the Tang emperor; joining him on this rollicking journey: Sandy, Pigsy, and the.

This is a website about Journey to the West. Contains a summary,detailed character profiles, author information, history and origins, information on English translations, books, related films, shows, anime/manga,and also fanfiction.

The Journey to the West, volume 4, comprises the last twenty-five chapters of Anthony C. Yu's four-volume translation of Hsi-yu Chi, one of the most beloved classics of Chinese literature. The fantastic tale recounts the sixteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Hsüan-tsang (), one of China's most illustrious religious heroes, who journeyed to India with four animal disciples in 4/5(6).

This book is a compilation of books 4, 5 and 6 in our Journey to the West series of story books for people learning to read Chinese.

The first three books in the series – Rise of the Monkey King, Trouble in Heaven, and The Immortal Peaches – introduced the story’s main character: Sun Wukong, the Handsome Monkey King, and tell the story of the various adventures of his early.

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The characters in this book are so vivid (especially Sun Wu Kong). The way the author writes, its like being with the Monkey King and watching his journey. When I first watched the Journey to the West the TV show in HongKong, I was hooked. The fascinating martial arts, the humorous bits in the show, and the plot that makes you hang on the edge 5/5(3).

Journey to the West is a classic Chinese mythological novel. It was written during the Ming Dynasty based on traditional folktales. Consisting of chapters, this fantasy relates the adventures of a Tang Dynasty () priest Sanzang and his three disciples, Monkey, Pig and Friar Sand, as they travel west in search of Buddhist Sutra.

Anthony C. Yu’s translation of The Journey to the West,initially published inintroduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time.

Written in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China’s most famous religious heroes, and his three .The first, and perhaps most important, observation that can be made about the novel "The Journey to the West", attributed usually to Wu Cheng'en (c.

s), is that it is fun to read. Any discussion of the treatment of mythology in this novel must confront the fact of its irreverence for religion, be it Buddhism or Taoism.