Breath on the mirror: mythic voices & visions of the living Maya

HarperSanFrancisco, 1993 - 256 páginas
Shares the myths of the contemporary Mayans of Guatemala, in tales of tricksters, lords of the underworld, warriers, kings, Spanish invaders and missionaries, and even anthropologists

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As an avid reader I almost never put a book down but found this to be unreadable. It's ambitious. Good for him. He wants to immerse us in the mythopoetic universe of the Mayans by blending the ... Leer comentario completo


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Dennis Tedlock is Distinguished Professor and Endowed McNulty Chair of English and Research Professor of Anthropology at the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York. He won the PEN Translation Prize for "Popol Vuh: The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life and the Glories of Gods and Kings." For his other books he has received awards from the American Folklore Society, the Society for Linguistic Anthropology, the Society for Humanistic Anthropology, and the Association of American Publishers.

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