"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 ...

Journey to the West, Volume 2 1983, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226971513

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Journey to the West, Volume 2 1978, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226971469