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Popol Vuh
Literal Poetic Version Translation and Transcription
$37.50 Paperback

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.

About The Author

Allen J. Christenson is Associate Professor of Humanities, Classics, and Comparative Literature at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. He is the author of Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community: The Altarpiece of Santiago Atitlan.

Book Information
320 Pages
Paperback 978-0-8061-3841-1
Published March 2007