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Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature : Quetzalcoatl, the Ritual of Condolence, Cuceb, the Night Chant (84 Edition)

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Bierhorst offers access to more than primary texts here: he maps a way of reading and the necessary apparatus for that reading (including pronunciation guides, reminding us they are oral performances). —World Literature Today

Synopsis:

This volume is intended as a first step toward establishing a body of standard words, a canon, of native American literature.

About the Author

John Bierhorst is also the editor-translator of Cantares Mexicanos: Songs of the Aztecs

Table of Contents

Quetzalcoatl — The ritual of condolence — Cuceb — The night chant.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816508860
Author:
Bierhorst, John
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Editor:
Bierhorst, John
Author:
Bierhorst, John
Location:
Tucson :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Indian literature
Subject:
American - Native American
Subject:
Indian mythology
Subject:
Folk literature, Indian.
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Native American Studies, Literature and Essays
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 98-401
Publication Date:
19841131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
371
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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