The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 4
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Written in the 16th century, 'The Journey to the West' tells the story of the 14-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China's most famous religious heroes, and his 3 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 riddled with a multitude of obstacles, both real and fantastical. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0226971384
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With over a hundred chapters written in both prose and poetry, The Journey to the West has always been a complicated and difficult text to render in English while preserving the lyricism of its language and the content of its plot. But Yu has successfully taken on the task, and in this new edition he has made his translations even more accurate and accessible. The explanatory notes are updated and augmented, and Yu has added new material to his introduction, based on his original research as well as on the newest literary criticism and scholarship on Chinese religious traditions. He has also modernized the transliterations included in each volume, using the now-standard Hanyu Pinyin romanization system. Perhaps most important, Yu has made changes to the translation itself in order to make it as precise as possible.
One of the great works of Chinese literature, The Journey to the West is not only invaluable to scholars of Eastern religion and literature, but, in Yu?s elegant rendering, also a delight for any reader.
Über den Autor: Anthony C. Yu is the Carl Darling Buck Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago.
Titel: The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, ...
Verlag: University Of Chicago Press
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