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by Cheng'en Wu,Arthur Waley
Author: Cheng'en Wu,Arthur Waley
Publisher: Allen & Unwin; First Edition edition (December 1942)
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Monkey: A Folk-Tale of China, more often known as simply Monkey, is an abridged translation by Arthur Waley of the sixteenth-century Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en of the Ming dynasty.
Monkey: A Folk-Tale of China, more often known as simply Monkey, is an abridged translation by Arthur Waley of the sixteenth-century Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en of the Ming dynasty. The translation also won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1942.
Monkey" is Arthur Waley's delightful rendition of Wu Cheng-en's "Journey to the West", one of China's four great classical novels. The novel offers a pleasant mixture of action, adventure and comedy.
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Wu Ch'eng-en, Arthur Waley. Also known as Journey to the West, Wu Ch'eng-en's Monkey is one of the Four Great Classical Novels in Chinese literature, translated by Arthur Waley in Penguin Classics. Monkey depicts the adventures of Prince Tripitaka, a young Buddhist priest on a dangerous pilgrimage to India to retrieve sacred scriptures accompanied by his three unruly disciples: the greedy pig creature Pipsy, the river monster Sandy - and Monkey.
Arthur David Waley CH, CBE (19 August 1889 – 27 June 1966) was a noted English Orientalist and Sinologist. Waley was appointed Assistant Keeper of Oriental Prints and Manuscripts at the British Museum in 1913. Waley was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, as Arthur David Schloss, son of the economi. st David Frederick Schloss. During this time he taught himself Chinese and Japanese, partly to help catalogue the paintings in the Museum's collection. He quit in 1929 to devote himself fully to his literary and cultural interests, though he continued to lecture in the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
Wu Cheng’en (Wu Ch’eng - en). Monkey, A Folk Tale of China. New York: Evergreen Books by Gro ve Weidenfeld, 1994 (originally 1943)
Wu Cheng’en (Wu Ch’eng - en). Translated by Arthur Waley. New York: Evergreen Books by Gro ve Weidenfeld, 1994 (originally 1943).
Arthur Waley abridged the ancient folk tale, publishing it in this form 1942. The Waley translation has also been published as Adventures of the Monkey God; and Monkey: Folk Novel of China and The Adventures of Monkey, and in a further abridged version for children, Dear Monkey. Arthur Waley translated 30 out of the 100 chapters of Journey to the West.
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