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Chol (Mayan) folktales: a collection of stories from the modern Maya of southern Mexico




Hopkins, Nicholas A., author
Josserand, J.Kathryn, author
Guzmán, Ausencio Cruz, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Thoughtfully edited transcriptions of oral storytelling with translation and narrative analysis, documenting and analyzing a trove of Chol folklore. The work provides a look into the folktale culture of the contemporary Maya presented with a rare and innovative theoretical framework.


Includes bibliographical references.
With Ausencio Cruz Guzmán.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Chol language -- Texts
Tales -- Mexico
Chol Indians -- Folklore


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