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Hieroglyphic Parallelism: Mayan Metalepsis in Charles Olson’s Mayan Letters, Cy Twombly’s Poems to the Sea, and Alurista’s Spik in Glyph?

Edgar Garcia

in Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226658971
eISBN:
9780226659169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659169.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the poetics of Mayan hieroglyphs, with special attention on how their formal features integrate the temporal contradictions of decoloniality. It recounts how poets Charles ... More


Recovering Maya Civilisation: Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture

Norman Hammond

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses three successive themes in relation to recovering Maya civilisation. The first is the origins of a settled society, and the second is the emergence of a complex literate ... More


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