西游记 (Journey To The West)
作者：吴承恩, ~1590 (by Wu2 Cheng2En1)
Notes from Xah Lee
“Journey to the West” (西游记) is a well known Chinese classical novel, known as one of the four great classical novels. Its popularity, and influence in Asia, can be compared to that of Greek Mythologies in the west. There are frequent adoptations of plays, movies, novels, and Japanese comics and animation, based on this work.
There are several English translations. Two of the most notable are:
Journey to the West (1982 to 1984), by WJF Jenner (Translator). Buy at amazon
Journey to the West (1977 to 1983), by Anthony C Yu (Translator). Buy at amazon
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- Arabian Nights (天方夜谭)
- Gulliver's Travels (格利佛游记)
- Alice in Wonderland, and Through the Looking-Glass (爱丽丝梦游仙境)