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Author Tedlock, Dennis, 1939- author.

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

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (481 pages) : illustrations, maps
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography 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.
Language Includes parallel Mayan and English text.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mayan literature -- History and criticism.
Mayan literature -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Two thousand years of Mayan literature
Other Form: Print version: Tedlock, Dennis. 2000 years of Mayan literature. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010] xi, 465 pages ; 27 cm 9780520232211 (OCoLC)ocn300463253
ISBN 9780520232211 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520232216 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520944466 (e-book)

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