Journey to the West

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University of Chicago Press, Feb 15, 1983 - Fiction - 448 pages
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The Journey to the West, volume 2, comprises the second 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 (596-664), one of China's most illustrious religious heroes, who journeyed to India with four animal disciples in quest of Buddhist scriptures. For nearly a thousand years, his exploits were celebrated and embellished in various accounts, culminating in the hundred-chapter Journey to the West, which combines religious allegory with romance, fantasy, humor, and satire.
 

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This has to be one of the most boring books I have ever read. I mean, the beginning of the book, back when Sun Wukong was free to do whatever he pleased was pretty acceptable. But in the moment he is ... Read full review

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I don't know what to say about this book. Perhaps I should just copy/paste my thoughts regarding the first book here and just add the comment "it's as annoying as the first book". Perhaps even MORE ... Read full review

Contents

II
1
III
17
IV
33
V
48
VI
64
VII
81
VIII
98
IX
115
XVII
230
XVIII
246
XIX
264
XX
282
XXI
300
XXII
318
XXIII
336
XXIV
353

X
132
XI
148
XII
163
XIII
179
XIV
197
XV
213
XXV
370
XXVI
386
XXVII
403
XXIX
418
XXX
419
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Anthony C. Yu is Carl Darling Buck Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities; chairman and professor in the department of East Asian languages and civilizations; professor in the Committee on Social Thought; and professor of English language and literature, and comparative literature in the Divinty School at the University of Chicago.

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