Indigenous cosmolectics : kab'awil and the making of Maya and Zapotec literatures (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Indigenous cosmolectics : kab'awil and the making of Maya and Zapotec literatures

Author: Gloria Elizabeth Chacón
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Series: Critical indigeneities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
" ... Focusing on work produced in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Chacón looks at the growing number of contemporary Indigenous writers who are reclaiming Maya and Zapotec languages alongside Spanish translations of their work, challenging monolingualism, and reconstructing an Indigenous literary tradition"--
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria Elizabeth Chacón
ISBN: 9781469636825 1469636824 9781469636856 1469636859
OCLC Number: 1127403681
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: "Bilanguaging" indigenous texts --
Introduction: sculpting cosmolectics --
Literacy and power in Mesoamerica --
The formation of the contemporary Mesoamerican author --
Indigenous women, poetry, and the double gaze --
Contemporary Maya women's theater --
The novel in Zapotec and Maya lands --
Inverting the gaze from California.
Series Title: Critical indigeneities.
Responsibility: Gloria Elizabeth Chacón.

Abstract:

Considers the growing number of contemporary Indigenous writers who turn to Maya and Zapotec languages alongside Spanish translations of their work to challenge the tyranny of monolingualism and  Read more...

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