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The hungry woman : myths and legends of the Aztecs

Author: John Bierhorst
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narratives from Aztec Indian lore.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bierhorst
ISBN: 0688027660 9780688027667
OCLC Number: 10230760
Description: 148 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Creation myths. The hungry woman --
The first sun --
Monkey, turkeys, and fish --
Up from the Dead Land --
True corn --
The fifth sun --
The origin of music --
Quetzalcoatl in Tula. The fall of Tula. The King's daughter and the pepper man --
The sorcerer's dance --
Master log --
The flight of Quetzalcoatl. The founding of Mexico. The birth of Huitzilopochtli --
Copil's heart --
The woman of discord --
The eagle on the prickly pear. In the days of Montezuma. The talking stone --
Montezuma's wound --
Eight omens --
The return of Quetzalcoatl --
"Is it you?" After Cortés. How the world began --
Calling the ghost of Montezuma --
The Virgin of Guadalupe --
The weeping woman. The prince and the seamstress ; Cortés and Malintzin ; Forever without rest.
Responsibility: edited by John Bierhorst ; with illustrations by Aztec artists of the sixteenth century.

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Narratives from Aztec Indian lore.

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