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Monkey

Author: Cheng'en Wu; Arthur Waley
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [1984], ©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
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wu, Cheng'en, ca. 1500-ca. 1582.
Monkey.
New York : Grove Press, [1984], c1943
(OCoLC)647523556
Named Person: Xuanzang
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheng'en Wu; Arthur Waley
ISBN: 0394172116 9780394172118 0802130860 9780802130860
OCLC Number: 11371912
Notes: Translation of: Xi you ji.
"Folk novel of China"--Cover.
Description: 306 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Evergreen book, E-112.
Other Titles: Xi you ji.
Responsibility: Wu Chʻêng-ên ; 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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