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By Anthony C. Yu

ISBN-10: 0226971333

ISBN-13: 9780226971339

ISBN-10: 0226971341

ISBN-13: 9780226971346

Anthony C. Yu’s translation of The trip to the West,initially released in 1983, brought English-speaking audiences to the vintage chinese language novel in its entirety for the 1st time. Written within the 16th century, The trip to the West tells the tale of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one among China’s most renowned non secular heroes, and his 3 supernatural disciples, looking for Buddhist scriptures. all through his trip, Xuanzang fights demons who desire to consume him, communes with spirits, and traverses a land riddled with a mess of hindrances, either genuine and fantastical. An event wealthy with threat and pleasure, this seminal paintings of the chinese language literary canonis by means of turns allegory, satire, and fantasy.

With over 100 chapters written in either prose and poetry, The trip to the West has regularly been a classy and hard textual content to render in English whereas conserving the lyricism of its language and the content material of its plot. yet Yu has effectively taken at the activity, and during this new version he has made his translations much more exact and obtainable. The explanatory notes are up to date and augmented, and Yu has extra new fabric to his creation, in keeping with his unique study in addition to at the most up-to-date literary feedback and scholarship on chinese language non secular traditions. He has additionally modernized the transliterations incorporated in each one quantity, utilizing the now-standard Hanyu Pinyin romanization approach. might be most crucial, Yu has made alterations to the interpretation itself with a view to make it as special as possible.

One of the nice works of chinese language literature, The trip to the West is not just necessary to students of jap faith and literature, yet, in Yu’s based rendering, additionally a pride for any reader.

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Get The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 2 PDF

Anthony C. Yu’s translation of the adventure to the West,initially released in 1983, brought English-speaking audiences to the vintage chinese language novel in its entirety for the 1st time. Written within the 16th century, the adventure to the West tells the tale of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one among China’s most renowned non secular heroes, and his 3 supernatural disciples, looking for Buddhist scriptures.

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