An Epoch of Miracles: Oral Literature of the Yucatec Maya

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University of Texas Press, Jul 1, 2011 - Social Science - 282 pages
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A wonderfully readable yet thoroughly scholarly set of translations from the oral literature of the Yucatec Maya.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION I
2
ANCIENT CONVERSATIONS
33
COUNSELS
71
SECRETS
93
STORIES I 39
139
A Story about a Trickster and a Priest
152
THE MILPA STORY
202
WORDPLAY
226
THE FEATHERED SERPENT
244
DISCUSSION
258
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Allan F. Burns is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida, Gainesville.

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