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The Resource 2000 years of Mayan literature, Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author, (electronic resource)

2000 years of Mayan literature, Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author, (electronic resource)

Label
2000 years of Mayan literature
Title
2000 years of Mayan literature
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author
Title variation
Two thousand years of Mayan literature
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • myn
  • myn
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tedlock, Dennis
Dewey number
897/.4209
Language note
Includes parallel Mayan and English text
LC call number
PM3968
LC item number
.T43 2010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayan literature
  • Mayan literature
Label
2000 years of Mayan literature, Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Learning to read -- Early Mayan writing -- The skilled observer from Maxam -- From the time of gods to the time of lords -- Cormorant and her three sons -- Temple of the Sun-eyed shield -- Temple of the Tree of yellow corn -- Lady Shark fin and the evening star -- The rattlesnakes of the City of three stones -- Drawing and designing with words -- Graffiti -- The question of the beginning and end of time -- The mouth of the well of the Itza -- Writing on the pages of books -- Signs of the times -- Moon woman meets the stars -- The power of the great star -- Thunderstorm -- Diagrams of the days -- The alphabet arrives in the Lowlands -- The books of Chilam Balam -- Understanding the language of Suyua -- Song of the birth of the twenty days -- Conversations with madness -- The alphabet arrives in the Highlands -- A way to see the dawn of life -- Blood moon becomes a trickster -- The death of death -- The human work, the human design -- We saw it all, oh my sons -- The count of days -- Man of Rabinal -- Epilogue
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001288100
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780520232211
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003366
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001288100
Label
2000 years of Mayan literature, Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Learning to read -- Early Mayan writing -- The skilled observer from Maxam -- From the time of gods to the time of lords -- Cormorant and her three sons -- Temple of the Sun-eyed shield -- Temple of the Tree of yellow corn -- Lady Shark fin and the evening star -- The rattlesnakes of the City of three stones -- Drawing and designing with words -- Graffiti -- The question of the beginning and end of time -- The mouth of the well of the Itza -- Writing on the pages of books -- Signs of the times -- Moon woman meets the stars -- The power of the great star -- Thunderstorm -- Diagrams of the days -- The alphabet arrives in the Lowlands -- The books of Chilam Balam -- Understanding the language of Suyua -- Song of the birth of the twenty days -- Conversations with madness -- The alphabet arrives in the Highlands -- A way to see the dawn of life -- Blood moon becomes a trickster -- The death of death -- The human work, the human design -- We saw it all, oh my sons -- The count of days -- Man of Rabinal -- Epilogue
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001288100
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780520232211
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003366
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001288100

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