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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-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tedlock, Dennis
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
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-440) and index
Color
multicolored
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
ocn861793252
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 465 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944466
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861793252
Label
2000 years of Mayan literature, Dennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-440) and index
Color
multicolored
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
ocn861793252
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 465 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944466
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861793252

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