Snake Poems: An Aztec Invocation

Snake Poems: An Aztec Invocation

by Francisco X. Alarcón
     
 

Inspired by one of the few existing treatises on the culture of Nahuatl--the Indian language primarily spoken by the Aztec--Snake Poems, by award-winning poet Francisco X. Alarcon, represents the first time a contemporary writer has returned to the Aztec heritage, empowering himself not only as a translator and commentator but as a medium in the tradition of the poet… See more details below

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Inspired by one of the few existing treatises on the culture of Nahuatl--the Indian language primarily spoken by the Aztec--Snake Poems, by award-winning poet Francisco X. Alarcon, represents the first time a contemporary writer has returned to the Aztec heritage, empowering himself not only as a translator and commentator but as a medium in the tradition of the poet as a shaman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811801614
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.51(d)
Lexile:
NP (what's this?)

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