"Monkey: Folk Novel" Book Review by Master Researcher

A review of the book "Monkey: Folk Novel" by Wu Cheng which describes Chinese traditions.
# 36770 | 900 words | 1 source | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 21, 2003 in Asian Studies (East Asian Cultures) , Ethnic Studies (Asia) , Literature (World)

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This is a report on Wu Cheng En's "Monkey: Folk Novel" of China and how it portrays Chinese religious traditions. Specifically, the report describes how Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism are reflected in the novel and Chinese life at the time the book was written (between 1350 and 1425 AD). The paper concludes that all three of these religions have contributed to China's religious and cultural life.

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