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

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

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
Summary
A chronological survey of Mayan literature, covering two thousand years, from the earliest hieroglyphic inscriptions to later works using the Roman alphabet
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-2016
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tedlock, Dennis
Dewey number
897/.4209
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Includes parallel Mayan and English text
LC call number
PM3968
LC item number
.T43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayan literature
  • Mayan literature
  • Literatur
  • Maya
Label
2000 years of Mayan literature, Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
300463253
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xi, 465 pages
Isbn
9780520232211
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)300463253
Label
2000 years of Mayan literature, Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
300463253
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xi, 465 pages
Isbn
9780520232211
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)300463253

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