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2000 years of Mayan literature

Dennis Tedlock

2000 years of Mayan literature

by Dennis Tedlock

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mayan literature -- History and criticism,
  • Mayan literature -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesTwo thousand years of Mayan literature
    StatementDennis Tedlock ; with new translations and interpretations by the author.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM3968 .T43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23019873M
    ISBN 109780520232211
    LC Control Number2009003366
    OCLC/WorldCa300463253

    Mayan literature is among the oldest in the world, spanning an astonishing two millennia from deep pre-Columbian antiquity to the present day. Here, for the first time, is a fully illustrated survey, from the earliest hieroglyphic inscriptions to the works of later writers using the Roman alphabet. Dennis Tedlock - ethnographer, linguist, poet, and award-winning author - draws on decades of. Years of Mayan Literature (Paperback) By Dennis Tedlock. University of California Press, , pp. Publication Date: November 4, Other Editions of .

      The Books of Chilam Balam was published in Years of Mayan Literature on page Author: Dennis Tedlock.   Tedlock, Dennis () Years of Mayan Literature, University of California Press (Berkley, CA, Los Angeles, CA and London), xi + pp. £ hbk. Literature can provide a lens into cultural attitudes and practices. In Years of Mayan Literature, Dennis Tedlock's most recent book, readers are enticed to enter the Maya worldview. Tedlock goes to great lengths to bridge the.

      Years of Mayan Literature expands our understanding and appreciation not only of Mayan literature but of indigenous American literature in its entirety. Author 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. The book is " Years of Mayan Literature," published in January by the University of California Press. Its author, a SUNY Distinguished Professor, James McNulty Chair in English and Research Professor in Anthropology at the University at Buffalo, has long been recognized as one of the world's principle experts in Mayan culture and literature.


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Precursors of episodes and characters in the Popol Vuh have been found in the art and hieroglyphic writing of the ancient Maya. Tedlock considers the texts chronologically. He establishes that women were among the ancient writers and challenges the idea that Mayan rulers claimed the status of gods.

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There are many Maya people around today, keeping their customs alive. Book Review: Tedlock "2, Years of Mayan Literature". Mayan literature is among the oldest in the world, spanning an astonishing two millennia from deep pre-Columbian antiquity to the present day.

Here, for the first time, is a fully illustrated survey, from the earliest hieroglyphic inscriptions to the works of later writers using the Roman alphabet. Dennis Tedlock—ethnographer, linguist, poet, and award-winning author—draws on decades of.

Years of Mayan Literature Book Description: Mayan literature is among the oldest in the world, spanning an astonishing two millennia from deep pre-Columbian antiquity to the present day. In this wide-ranging work Doctor Tedlock takes on, well, Years of Mayan Literature, examining various ancient Mayan writings and exploring their meanings, symbolism, style and intended audience, among other factors.

Like all Dr. Tedlock's books this one is very, very well written and smart, but Mayan literature is a subject I know a little /5(5).

In this wide-ranging work Doctor Tedlock takes on, well, Years of Mayan Literature, examining various ancient Mayan writings and exploring their meanings, symbolism, style and intended audience, among other factors. Like all Dr. Tedlock's books this one is very, very well written and smart, but Mayan literature is a subject I know a little /5(6).

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years of Mayan literature by Dennis Tedlock,University of California Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 5. Books shelved as mayan: The Popol Vuh by Anonymous, Breaking the Maya Code by Michael D.

Coe, The Maya by Michael D. Coe, Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and. The Maya - a powerful pre-Colombian civilization who reached their cultural zenith around A.D.

before falling into steep decline - were literate and had books, written in a complex language including pictograms, glyphs, and phonetic representations. A Maya book is referred to as a codex (plural: codices).The codices were painted onto a paper made of bark from the fig tree and. Years of Mayan Literature Publisher: University of California Press Tedlock—ethnographer, linguist, poet, and award-winning author—draws on decades of living and working among the Maya to assemble this groundbreaking book, which is the first to treat ancient Mayan texts as literature.

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