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Title The hungry woman : myths and legends of the Aztecs / edited by John Bierhorst ; with illustrations by Aztec artists of the sixteenth century.

Imprint New York : Morrow, 1984.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Non-Fiction  398.2 BIERHORST    ---  Available
Description 148 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 147-148.
Summary Narratives from Aztec Indian lore.
Contents Creation myths. The hungry woman -- The first sun -- Monkey, turkeys, and fish -- Up from the Dead Land -- True corn -- The fifth sun -- The origin of music -- Quetzalcoatl in Tula.
The fall of Tula. The King's daughter and the pepper man -- The sorcerer's dance -- Master log -- The flight of Quetzalcoatl.
The founding of Mexico. The birth of Huitzilopochtli -- Copil's heart -- The woman of discord -- The eagle on the prickly pear.
In the days of Montezuma. The talking stone -- Montezuma's wound -- Eight omens -- The return of Quetzalcoatl -- "Is it you?"
After Cortes. How the world began -- Calling the ghost of Montezuma -- The Virgin of Guadalupe -- The weeping woman. The prince and the seamstress ; Cortes and Malintzin ; Forever without rest.
Subject Aztecs -- Folklore
Aztec mythology -- Juvenile literature.
Aztecs -- Folklore.
Indians of Mexico -- Folklore.
Indios de Mexico -- Leyendas
Aztecas -- Religion y mitologia
Added Author Bierhorst, John.
ISBN 0688027660 (lib. bdg.) : $9.50
9780688027667 (lib. bdg.)
Standard No. NZ1 2725542

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