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An epoch of miracles : oral literature of the Yucatec Maya, translated with commentaries by Allan F. Burns ; foreword by Dennis Tedlock

Label
An epoch of miracles : oral literature of the Yucatec Maya
Title
An epoch of miracles
Title remainder
oral literature of the Yucatec Maya
Statement of responsibility
translated with commentaries by Allan F. Burns ; foreword by Dennis Tedlock
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • myn
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burns, Allan F.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PM3968.55.E5
LC item number
B87 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maya literature
  • Mayas
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Mayas
  • Indios de México
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Maya literature
  • Mayas
  • Littérature maya
  • Maya (Indiens)
  • Tradition orale
  • Folklore maya
  • Mündliche Literatur
  • Halbinsel Yucatán
  • Maya
Label
An epoch of miracles : oral literature of the Yucatec Maya, translated with commentaries by Allan F. Burns ; foreword by Dennis Tedlock
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [263]-266
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I: Introduction -- The Mayan tradition -- The Yucatec Maya -- Speaking Mayan -- Yucatec Mayan ethnopoetics -- Dialogue -- Oral features of performance in translation -- Yucatec Mayan oral literature -- pt. II: Ancient conversations -- Origin stories in the form of lessons -- Conversations in Mayan -- Conversations among people -- Big things -- How just one poor man lives -- Things that happen to you -- The old lady of Mani -- Stories about the ancient times -- Where the sacred corn seed was taken, I -- Where the sacred corn seed was taken, II -- The epoch of miracles -- The story of the hunchbacks (with Mayan transcription) -- Santo Muerte -- Jesus Christ -- pt. III: Counsels -- Narratives about Mayan political history -- The history of Don Francisco Xiu -- The first thing I said to Dr. Morley -- The patron, I -- The story of Venancio Puc -- The patron, II -- Divination and signs -- Signs, I -- Signs, II -- pt. IV: Secrets -- Two deer stories -- The man who was such a hunter -- The deer secret -- A secret about rainfall -- The owners of rain (with Mayan transcription) -- An Orpheus story -- A person of the milpa and an evil thing and a priest and a small friend -- Frightening things and wizards -- Just things that frighten one -- Wizards -- pt. V: Stories -- A story about mistaken identity -- San Antonio -- A story about a trickster and a priest -- Ahau -- A story about a vulture's clothes -- A vulture, a dove, and a squirrel -- A story about an unusual marriage -- A person and a vulture -- A story about an attempt to ward off death -- Saint Death -- A story about heroic adventures -- The Seven Towers of Marble -- pt. VI: The milpa story -- A milpero -- pt. VII: Wordplay -- Riddles -- A song -- The Armadillo -- Jokes -- The joke about the anniversary -- The joke about the woman and her children -- The joke about an old man who went to Mérida for a year -- Bird lore -- The sacred mockingbirds -- Tasapatan -- A dove -- The woodpecker -- The thrush -- The cardinal -- Definitions -- Ho, cul, uxmal -- Tabi -- Odor -- Path -- Things -- Hail -- Rainbow -- Anteater -- Shade -- Perhaps -- pt. VIII: The Feathered Serpent -- The last story of The Feathered Serpent -- Colas (with Mayan transcription)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 266 pages
Isbn
9780292720374
Lccn
82008508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08495025
  • (OCoLC)ocm08495025
Label
An epoch of miracles : oral literature of the Yucatec Maya, translated with commentaries by Allan F. Burns ; foreword by Dennis Tedlock
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [263]-266
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I: Introduction -- The Mayan tradition -- The Yucatec Maya -- Speaking Mayan -- Yucatec Mayan ethnopoetics -- Dialogue -- Oral features of performance in translation -- Yucatec Mayan oral literature -- pt. II: Ancient conversations -- Origin stories in the form of lessons -- Conversations in Mayan -- Conversations among people -- Big things -- How just one poor man lives -- Things that happen to you -- The old lady of Mani -- Stories about the ancient times -- Where the sacred corn seed was taken, I -- Where the sacred corn seed was taken, II -- The epoch of miracles -- The story of the hunchbacks (with Mayan transcription) -- Santo Muerte -- Jesus Christ -- pt. III: Counsels -- Narratives about Mayan political history -- The history of Don Francisco Xiu -- The first thing I said to Dr. Morley -- The patron, I -- The story of Venancio Puc -- The patron, II -- Divination and signs -- Signs, I -- Signs, II -- pt. IV: Secrets -- Two deer stories -- The man who was such a hunter -- The deer secret -- A secret about rainfall -- The owners of rain (with Mayan transcription) -- An Orpheus story -- A person of the milpa and an evil thing and a priest and a small friend -- Frightening things and wizards -- Just things that frighten one -- Wizards -- pt. V: Stories -- A story about mistaken identity -- San Antonio -- A story about a trickster and a priest -- Ahau -- A story about a vulture's clothes -- A vulture, a dove, and a squirrel -- A story about an unusual marriage -- A person and a vulture -- A story about an attempt to ward off death -- Saint Death -- A story about heroic adventures -- The Seven Towers of Marble -- pt. VI: The milpa story -- A milpero -- pt. VII: Wordplay -- Riddles -- A song -- The Armadillo -- Jokes -- The joke about the anniversary -- The joke about the woman and her children -- The joke about an old man who went to Mérida for a year -- Bird lore -- The sacred mockingbirds -- Tasapatan -- A dove -- The woodpecker -- The thrush -- The cardinal -- Definitions -- Ho, cul, uxmal -- Tabi -- Odor -- Path -- Things -- Hail -- Rainbow -- Anteater -- Shade -- Perhaps -- pt. VIII: The Feathered Serpent -- The last story of The Feathered Serpent -- Colas (with Mayan transcription)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 266 pages
Isbn
9780292720374
Lccn
82008508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08495025
  • (OCoLC)ocm08495025

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