Journey to the West, Volume 2

By: Yu, Anthony C.

Price: $18.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 438 pages. Anthony C. Yu's "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 Hsuan-tsang (596-664), one of China's most illustrious religous heroes, who journeyed to India with four animal disciples in quest of Buddhist scriptures."


Stock Description


"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 Hsuan-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."

Title: Journey to the West, Volume 2

Author: Yu, Anthony C.

Categories: Eastern Religion, Fiction,

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1982

ISBN Number: 0226971511

ISBN Number 13: 9780226971513

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Eastern Religion

Seller ID: 144976

Keywords: Hsi-yu Chi, Chinese Literature, Pilgrimage, Monk, Hsuan-tsang, Buddhism, Allegory, Satire, Tale, India, Disciples,