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By Kerry M. Hull,Michael D. Carrasco

Despite contemporary advancements in epigraphy, ethnopoetics, and the literary research of colonial and glossy fabrics, few experiences have in comparison glyphic texts and old Maya literatures. Parallel Worlds examines Maya writing and literary traditions from the vintage interval until eventually this day, revealing awesome continuities throughout time.

In this quantity, contributions from best students in Maya literary reports learn Maya discourse from vintage interval hieroglyphic inscriptions to modern spoken narratives, concentrating on parallelism to unite the literature traditionally. participants take an ethnopoetic procedure, analyzing literary and verbal arts from a old point of view, acknowledging that poetic shape is as very important as narrative content material in decoding what those writings exhibit approximately old and modern worldviews.

Encompassing quite a few literary motifs, together with humor, folklore, incantation, mythology, and extra particular varieties of parallelism corresponding to couplets, chiasms, kennings, and hyperbatons, Parallel Worlds is a wealthy trip via Maya tradition and pre-Columbian literature that may be of curiosity to scholars and students of anthropology, ethnography, Latin American heritage, epigraphy, comparative literature, language reports, indigenous reports, and mythology.

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