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Journey to the west : a play

Author: Mary Zimmerman; Anthony C Yu; Cheng'en Wu
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This adaptation of a late sixteenth-century classic Chinese novel, Journey to the West, based on Anthony C. Yu's translation, takes as its point of departure the true story of a seventh-century monk and his fabled pilgrimage from China to India in search of sacred texts.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Cheng'en Wu; Xuanzang; Cheng'en Wu; Xuanzang; Cheng'en Wu; Xuanzang
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Zimmerman; Anthony C Yu; Cheng'en Wu
ISBN: 9780810120921 0810120925
OCLC Number: 149091595
Notes: "Based on The Journey to the West by Ch'eng Wu, translated from the Chinese and edited by Anthony C. Yu (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977-83)."
Description: xviii, 181 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Mary Zimmerman ; foreword by Anthony C. Yu.

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