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Fifteen poets of the Aztec world

Fifteen poets of the Aztec world

Author: Miguel León Portilla
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1992] ©1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Who were the poets of Mexico in the days of Aztec splendor? What were the poems of a culture so different from our own? In this first English-language translation of a significant corpus of Nahuatl poetry into English, an expansion of his classic Trece poetas del mundo azteca, Miguel Leon-Portilla was assisted in his rethinking, augmenting, and rewriting in English by Grace Lobanov. Biographies of fifteen composers
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations (form)
Poems (texts)
Translations into English
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel León Portilla
ISBN: 0806124415 9780806124414 9780806132914 0806132914
OCLC Number: 25410240
Language Note: In English with poems in Nahuatl and English.
Notes: Revised and enlarged translation of: Trece poetas del mundo azteca. 1967.
Description: xvi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Tlaltecatzin of Cuauhchinanco --
Nezahualcoyotl of Tezcoco --
Cuacuauhtzin of Tepechpan --
Nezahualpilli --
Cacamatzin of Tezcoco --
Tochihuitzin Couyolchiuhqui --
Axayacatl --
Macuilxochitzin --
Temilotzin of Tlatelolco --
Tecayehuatzin of Huexotzinco --
Ayocuan Cuetzpaltzin --
Xayacamach of Tizatlan --
Xicohtencatl the Elder --
Chichicuepon of Chalco --
Aquiauhtzin of Ayapanco.
Other Titles: Quince poetas del mundo azteca.
15 poets of the Aztec world
Responsibility: [edited] by Miguel León-Portilla.


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