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Popol Vuh, 2: Literal Poetic Version Translation and Transcription (Paperback)

Popol Vuh, 2: Literal Poetic Version Translation and Transcription By Allen J. Christenson Cover Image
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A literal translation that preserves the poem's original structure This second volume provides a literal, line-by-line English translation of the Popol Vuh, capturing the beauty, subtlety, and high poetic language characteristic of K'iche'-Maya sacred writings. By arranging the work according to its poetic structure, Christenson preserves the poem's original phraseology and grammar, allowing subtle nuances of meaning to emerge.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780806138411
ISBN-10: 0806138416
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2004
Pages: 320
Language: English