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

Hopkins, Nicholas A. author

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  • Creator Nicholas A. Hopkins and J. Kathryn Josserand ; with Ausencio Cruz Guzman
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Boulder, CO : University of Colorado Press, [2016]
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 199 pages : 1 illustration ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781607324874, 1607324873, 9781607324881
  • OCLC ocn931860278


  • "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 (pages 181-199).
  • In English. Some text in Mayan, with parallel English translation.
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