[Paper Version Available] A Collation of the Drama “Journey to the West”

A Collation of the Drama “Journey to the West”

Published by IISTE in United States. 978-1-62265-202-0 (online)  /  978-1-62265-203-7 (paper). To get a copy of the book, please contact order@iiste.org   

Journey to the West is a classic Chinese mythological novel. It was written during the Ming Dynasty based on traditional folktales. Consisting of 100 chapters, this fantasy relates the adventures of a Tang Dynasty priest Sanzang and his three disciples, Monkey, Pig and Friar Sand, as they travel west in search of Buddhist Sutra. The first seven chapters recount the birth of the Monkey King and his rebellion against Heaven. Then in chapters eight to twelve, we learn how Sanzang was born and why he is searching for the scriptures, as well as his preparations for the journey. The rest of the story describes how they vanquish demons and monsters, tramp over the Fiery Mountain, cross the Milky Way, and after overcoming many dangers, finally arrive at their destination – the Thunder Monastery in the Western Heaven – and find the Sutra…………

Chinese title: 《雜劇〈西游記〉》校勘本   50 USD / paper version

English title: A Collation of the Drama “Journey to the West”

Author’s name in Chinese: 利忘川  校勘

Author’s name in English: Lethe Li

ISBN information:  978-1-62265-202-0 (online)  /  978-1-62265-203-7 (paper)

Publishing time: August 2019.

Categories:  Nonfiction > Social Science

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