Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition Of The Mayan Book Of The Dawn Of Life And The Glories Of (Paperback)Dennis Tedlock (author)
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This new edition of Dennis Tedlock's unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over forty new illustrations.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 23 mm
"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 a true 'poet of performance,' himself trained by a native Quiche master....Superb notes and glossary...An event of quite exceptional importance." -William Arrowsmith, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, Emory University
"Tedlock's translation is sensitive, precise, and illuminating. It will greatly help the Popol Vuh achieve its rightful place as a masterpiece of religious writing, familiar to all those who seek a message that transcends ordinary concerns." -Vine Deloria, Jr., author of Custer Died for Your Sins
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