John Bierhorst

JOHN BIERHORST is the author of thirty-five books on the Native literature of the Americas, including Cantares Mexicanos: Songs of the Aztecs; A Nahuatl-English Dictionary; History and Mythology of the Aztecs: The Codex Chimalpopoca; Mythology of the Lenape: Guide and Texts; and Latin American Folktales: Stories from Hispanic and Indian Traditions. He lives in West Shokan, New York.
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Codex Chimalpopoca

Edited by John Bierhorst
The University of Arizona Press

A transcription of the Nahuatl text, keyed to the translation, and a linguistic apparatus to help elucidate it.

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Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature

Edited by John Bierhorst
The University of Arizona Press

"Bierhorst offers access to more than primary texts here: he maps a way of reading and the necessary apparatus for that reading (including pronunciation guides, reminding us they are oral performances)." —World Literature Today

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History and Mythology of the Aztecs

The University of Arizona Press

One of the great documents of colonial Mexico, the Codex Chimalpopoca chronicles the rise of Aztec civilization and preserves the mythology on which it was based. Its two complementary texts, Annals of Cuauhtitlan and Legend of the Suns, record the pre-Cortésian history of the Valley of Mexico together with firsthand versions of ...

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Mythology of the Lenape

The University of Arizona Press

The Lenape, or Delaware, are an Eastern Algonquian people who originally lived in what is now the greater New York and Philadelphia metropolitan region and have since been dispersed across North America. While the Lenape have long attracted the attention of historians, ethnographers, and linguists, their oral literature has remained ...

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Ballads of the Lords of New Spain

The Codex Romances de los Senores de la Nueva Espana

Edited and translated by John Bierhorst
University of Texas Press
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