Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Worley, Paul M., 1976- author

Title Telling and being told : storytelling and cultural control in contemporary Yucatec Maya literatures / Paul M. Worley
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2013]
Online access available from:
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Contents Who tells what to whom and how: orality, literacy, and cultural control -- Writing THE word: storytellers, cultural brokers, and the shape of indigenous memory -- Into the archive: cultural brokers, cultural control, and writing oral Maya literature in the twentieth century -- "I'll tell you the story ... ": Mariano Bonilla Caamal and storytelling as cultural control -- Telling Maya modernity: the works of María Lusia Góngora Pacheco, Ana Patricia Martínez Huchim, and Briceida Cuevas Cob -- Appendix 1: "The dwarf of Uxmal" as told by Luis Gonzaga (José May) -- Appendix 2: "The dwarf of Uxmal" as told by Humberto Bonilla Caamal -- Appendix 3: "The story of Juan Rabbit" as told by Mariano Bonilla Caamal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Maya literature -- History and criticism.
Storytelling -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012045685
ISBN 0816599092 (electronic bk.)
9780816599097 (electronic bk.)