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Enjoy a great reading experience when you borrow the Kindle edition of this book with your Kindle Unlimited membership. It's the story of how a young bookworm growing up in a house where there was nothing to read but knitting pamphlets and motorcycle manuals became a writer - a 'word monkey' - and pursued a sort of career in popular fiction. And it's a book full of brilliant insights into the pleasures and pitfalls of his profession, dos and don'ts for would-be writers, and astute observations on favourite (and not-so-favourite) novelists. Yu, Anthony C. (2012). "Introduction". Journey to the West. Vol.1. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. pp.1–96. Penguin Book Cover Parody | Custom Print | Classic Books | Quote Poster | Personalised Gift | Birthday Gift | Wedding Gift | Anniversary PATTERN Monkey Amigurumi Monkey pattern Crochet pattern Knitted Stuffed animals doll toy baby shower

Drawing on Eastern and Western thought it discusses the nature of life, the individual, and society. A remarkable book by a remarkable writer: amazingly entertaining and informative and also, for obvious reasons, one of the most moving.' SIMON MASON, author of the DI Wilkins Mysteries Waley's translation was for many years the most popular version of Journey to the West in the English language and therefore cited by Western scholars of Chinese literature. Professor of Chinese literature David Lattimore described it as a "minor landmark of 20th-century English translation" but with the publication of Anthony C. Yu's four-volume, unabridged translation it must now "relinquish its always slender claim to represent, with any degree of substantiality, the Chinese original". [1] In 2000, Elaine Yee Lin Ho, in her study of the British writer Timothy Mo, says Monkey remains "the most popular and textually accessible translation" of Journey to the West. [5] The Journey to the West," in Barbara Stoler Miller. Masterworks of Asian Literature in Comparative Perspective: A Guide for Teaching. (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1994 ISBN 1563242575), pp. 274-275

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The literary scholar Andrew H. Plaks said Waley not only shortened the work, but "through its selection of episodes gave rise to the misleading impression that this is essentially a compendium of popular materials marked by folk wit and humor." In this, Waley followed an interpretation from earlier in the century by the scholar Hu Shih, who wrote an introduction to the 1943 edition of Waley's book. Hu scorned the allegorical interpretations of the novel as old-fashioned and instead insisted that the stories were simply comic. Hu Shih reflected the popular reading of the novel, but he did not account for the levels of meaning and allegorical framework that scholars considered to be an important part. [6] Journey to the West may be roughly divided into three parts: first, the introduction including the origin of Monkey ( Sun Wukong), Tripitaka ( Tang Sanzang), Pigsy ( Zhu Bajie), and Sandy ( Sha Wujing); second, the actual journey to the west, which has an episodic nature; and last, the ending, telling what happens when the pilgrims reach their destination. Waley chose to translate the entirety of the introductory and ending chapters, as well as three episodes, each several chapters long, of the journey to the west.

Ji, Hao (2016). "A Comparative Study of Two Major English Translations of the Journey to the West: Monkey and The Monkey and the Monk". Journal of Chinese Humanities. Leiden: Brill. 2 (1): 77–97. doi: 10.1163/23521341-12340027. Full Access ART PRINT | Vintage Monkey Oil Painting | 19th Century Animal Portrait |Monkey on Top of a Book Pile Art Print | Animal Lovers GiftGin Bottle Art Print Gin Art Decor Birthday Gift Print Wall Decor Poster Book Art Dorm Room Print (17- Nº8) Preface to the First Edition". Journey to the West. Vol.1. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. pp.xiii–xv. If you enjoyed Monkey, you might like Confucius's The Analects, also available in Penguin Modern Classics. Read more Details A delight . . . a glorious, witty and life-affirming ragbag of autobiography, cultural commentary and hard-won wisdom.' ANDREW TAYLOR, author of The Shadows of London Title of this post speaks for itself. TFM is an incredibly rare individual of our time that is willing to truly question life and discover answers. He inspires you to deeply connect with yourself and find your purpose in this life. His writing style in this book reminds me of Miyamoto Musashi who is an ancient philosopher that had an incredible perspective and understanding of life.

This book is a very easy read; 2-3 hours at most. Easily covered in a single evening or at night before bed. Deeply moving, insightful and surprisingly funny, this is Christopher Fowler's life-affirming account of coming to terms with his own mortality. Even in this attenuated form, however, Waley's version further deviates from the original by having left out large portions of certain chapters (e.g., 10 and 19). What is most regrettable is that Waley, despite his immense gift for, and magnificent achievements in, the translation of Chinese verse, has elected to ignore the many poems—some 750 of them—that are structured in the narrative. Not only is the fundamental literary form of the work thereby distorted, but also much of the narrative vigor and descriptive power of its language which have attracted generations of Chinese readers is lost. [4] Influence [ edit ] Monkey is said to have been the inspiration for Cordwainer Smith's epic novel Norstrilia. [8] Cancelled film [ edit ]Happy Monkey Funny Vinyl Bookmark w/ Tassel Book Reader Bookworm Lover Avid Reader Geek | Book Club Gift | Librarian | Embroidery Vinyl Also known as Journey to the West, Wu Ch'êng-ên's Monkey is one of the Four Great Classical Novels in Chinese literature, translated by Arthur Waley in Penguin Classics.

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