Rel 95-10 (Asia 95-10, MLL 95-10) Monkey Business (4)

The search for immortality by Monkey, kongfu master and mischievous monk, is one of the most popular tales in Asia.  A combination of comedy and religious quest, the traditional novel "Journey to the West" is filled with tricks and lively storytelling that teach without preaching.  The class will read the entire novel looking carefully at the social context of its production but also its timeless lessons for transcendence.  (HU)

Requirement: 
(HU)
Instructor: 
Constance Cook
Availability: 
Current
Spring
2014