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Breath on the Mirror : Mythic Voices and Visions of the Living Maya
by Dennis Tedlock




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This remarkable book lets readers hear Maya myths as they are told today in the mountains of Guatemala. First published in 1993, Breath on the Mirror is now available only from University of New Mexico Press.

"It hurls us, willing or not, into the deep well of Mayan thought....offers not a catalogue of myths or their elements but a living interaction between narrator anti listener....a seamless blend of myth, history and ethnography....It flows from a deep knowledge of the Mayas, ranging from their origins across their long history and down to today.

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Overview

This remarkable book lets readers hear Maya myths as they are told today in the mountains of Guatemala. First published in 1993, Breath on the Mirror is now available only from University of New Mexico Press.

"It hurls us, willing or not, into the deep well of Mayan thought....offers not a catalogue of myths or their elements but a living interaction between narrator anti listener....a seamless blend of myth, history and ethnography....It flows from a deep knowledge of the Mayas, ranging from their origins across their long history and down to today.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780826318237
  • ISBN-10: 0826318231
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publish Date: September 1997
  • Page Count: 260
  • Dimensions: 8.28 x 5.44 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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