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Popol Vuh

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Description for Popol Vuh Paperback.
Popol Vuh, the Quiché Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. It begins with the deeds of Mayan gods in the darkness of a primeval sea and ends with the radiant splendor of the Mayan lords who founded the Quiché kingdom in the Guatemalan highlands. Originally written in Mayan hieroglyphs, it was transcribed into the Roman alphabet in the sixteenth century.
This new edition of Dennis Tedlock's unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes and commentary, newly ... Read more

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Simon & Schuster Ltd
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About Dennis Tedlock
Dennis Tedlock is McNulty Professor of English and Research Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the coeditor of American Anthropologist and the author of several books.

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"Popol Vuh is one of the great books about the creation of the world. It is the Mayan Bible." –Carlos Fuentes  "The volume is required reading for everyone seriously interested in Native American literature or in Meso-American cultural history. Its publication is a major event."  –The Los Angeles Times "Dennis Tedlock's splendid version...[is] the work of a brilliant anthropologist who is also ... Read more

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