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Writers and literary scholars discuss timeless tales from various eras and cultures. Also: Performers provide modern interpretations of the stories.

Premiered: October 1, 2010

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 1, Episode 7 Journey to the West

First Aired: November 14, 2010

"Journey to the West," 16th-century Chinese novelist Wu Cheng'en's story of a monk traveling to India in order to take Buddhist scriptures to China, is discussed with playwright David Henry Huang, storyteller Dianne Wolkstein and translator Anthony Yu.

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