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Monkey

Author: Cheng'en Wu; Arthur Waley; Grove Press,
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, Inc., 1958, ©1943.
Series: Evergreen book, E-112.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Probably the most popular book in the history of the Far East, this classic combination of picaresque novel and folk epic mixes satire, allegory, and history into a rollicking tale. It is the story of the roguish Monkey and his encounters with major and minor spirits, gods, demigods, demons, ogres, monsters, and fairies.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction, Chinese
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wu, Cheng'en, approximately 1500-approximately 1582.
Monkey.
New York, Grove Press [1958, ©1943]
(OCoLC)579791169
Online version:
Wu, Cheng'en, approximately 1500-approximately 1582.
Monkey.
New York, Grove Press [1958, ©1943]
(OCoLC)632145000
Named Person: Xuanzang
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheng'en Wu; Arthur Waley; Grove Press,
OCLC Number: 178012
Notes: "Evergreen book."
"'Monkey' is published in three editions: An Evergreen Book E-112; A cloth bound edition; A specially bound limited edition of 100 numbered copies"--Title page verso.
Includes half-title page.
Description: 306 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Evergreen book, E-112.
Other Titles: Xi you ji.
Responsibility: Wu, Chʻeng-en ; translated from the Chinese by Arthur Waley.

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Probably the most popular book in the history of the Far East, this classic combination of picaresque novel and folk epic mixes satire, allegory, and history into a rollicking tale. It is the story of the roguish Monkey and his encounters with major and minor spirits, gods, demigods, demons, ogres, monsters, and fairies.

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