The novel «Journey to the west» and changes after distribution abroat


  • М. Ахметбек 1Xinjiang University
  • Н. Ахaт Xinjiang University


“Journey to the west” is one of the largest chinese classical compositions, the mythological roman.
The novel tells the story about monk which from the Tang dynasty with his companions’s journey on
the Silk Road to India for Buddhist with sutras. The novel, written in the mid 17th century, and widely
distributed throughout the world and has been translated into many languages. In the article, we briefly
focus on the content of the stories, and the change after the spread in other countries of the world